How To Grow Fatsia Japonica


Give your rooms an instant pick-me-up with Fatsia japonica. It’s a tough plant, with large glossy green leaves, which are just perfect for creating a bold statement indoors.

Position – Low light to well-lit areas
Water – Water when the soil is near dry
Soil – Quality potting mix
When To Grow – Throughout the year

How To Grow

Step 1 – Choose a pot at least 300-400mm wide (or larger, depending on your plant size) and position in a spot indoors.
Step 2 – Partially fill the pot with Yates Potting Mix with Dynamic Lifter
Step 3 – Remove the plant from its container and gently loosen the soil, trying not to disturb the roots too much.
Step 4 – Position the plant in the middle of the new pot. Fill in around the plant with potting mix and water well.
Step 5 – After the initial watering, allow the potting mix to almost completely dry out before watering again. During the cooler months, reduce watering to every couple of weeks.
Step 6 – Feed every two weeks in their growing season – usually spring and summer – with Yates Thrive All Purpose Liquid Plant Food.

Growing Tips


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