JAPANESE FERN TREE

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COMMON NAME
Japanese Fern Tree
Fern Leaf Tree
BOTANICAL NAME
Filicium decipiens
HEIGHT 20′ to 30′
WIDTH 15′ to 25′
MONOECIOUS
EVERGREEN
LIFESPAN
Long lived outdoors
Several years in pots
COLD TOLERANCE 30° F
SOIL TYPE Ph 8.6 to 9
Well drained
DROUGHT TOLERANCE
Medium
SALT TOLERANCE N/A
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS
Full sun to part shade
FLOWER Small, off-white
MONTH OF COLOR
Spring to Summer
FRUIT Occurs in a drupe, oval.
Red unripe, dark blue ripe.
Contains 1 to 2 seeds. Inedible.
COMMENTS The botanical name
translates to “Deceiving Fern”.
This slow growing tree
originates from India and
tropical East Africa.
PRICE 15 gallon $75