Japanese Aralia ‘spider’s web’

evergreen shrub prized for its lush foliage of broad, palmate, dark-green leaves heavily-speckled with white


fatsia japonica ‘spider’s web’
aka speckled Japanese aralia
  • slow-growing evergreen shrub
  • leathery, glossy, deeply-lobed leaves
  • dark green & creamy-white speckling
  • clusters of small white flowers in autumn
  • black fruit

H 2m
S 2m

part shade

moist well-drained


Notes: 2021 One for the Japanesque garden and a Mother’s Day gift as this plant has been on my wishlist for several years. Less robust than the evergreen variety I grew In London.