Castor Aralia Tree

Castor Aralia Tree

Castor Aralia Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Kalopanax pictus
Hardiness Zones:   4 to 8a
Growth_Rate:   
Site Requirements:   Sun; prefers moist, well drained soil; drought tolerant
Texture:   Coarse
Form:   Upright
Height:   40 to 60'
Weight:   40 to 60
Leaf:   7 to 12" alternate, simple leaves with 5 to 7 lobes; reddish to yellow to insignificant fall color
Flower/Fruit:   1" white flowers on 12 to 24" panicle in summer; small black fruit in early fall
Comments:    Cast dense shade; good honey plant; birds eat fruit; long lived; very hardy
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --