Tetrapanax papyrifer 'Rex' or Rice paper plant is a spectacular exotic looking plant that grows well in a sheltered part of the garden. The palmate leaves can grow huge in the UK up to 100cm across and the plant between 300-400cm tall. You know when this has been planted as it is such an artichectural plant with its massive leaves. It is advisable to offer fleece protection if grown anywhere other than a mild part of the UK or near a house for example. Usually deciduous but may remain evergreen in mild and sheltered areas.
An excellent plant available from March 2015 in the following sizes: