(Award of Garden Merit) Family Araliacaea
Indispensable in shaded, woodland gardens where few other shrubs will grow. Regular pruning will result in a bushy shrub or it can be allowed to grow against a wall or fence. It may even be trained into a small tree.
Grow in fertile moist but well-drained soil in shade/part shade. Tolerant of pollution and salt spray.
Eventual mature plant size :