Scientific Name: Aralia elata Form: Vase
Common Name:Japanese angelica treeTexture:Medium
Family Name:AraliaceaeHabit: Upright, Spreading
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):7 - 10m x 7 - 10m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Compound, Alternate, Prickly, Bipinnate, Elliptic, Ovate, Serrulate
Flowers: Umbel, (Floriferous), (Panicle-like), White, Green, Aug- Sep
Fruit: Drupe, Black, Oct- Nov
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade, Sheltered
Soil or Media: Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Specimen plant, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Leaves bipinnately compound, large (about 90 cm long), odd-pinnate, pinnae broadly ovate to elliptic, up to 7 cm wide x 10 cm long; bark with 5 mm long randomly arranged thorn-like prickles.