Chinese Rice-Paper Plant
About Chinese Rice-Paper Plant
Rice Paper Plant is a sub-tropical, evergreen large shrub or small tree native to Taiwan used as an ornamental shrub in Asia. It is frost sensitive above USDA plant zone 8b, but will re-emerge in spring. The smaller cultivar 'Rex' works well in containers.
Also known as
Rice-paper plant, Rice paper plant and Tetrapanax
How to care for Chinese Rice-Paper Plant
Chinese Rice-Paper Plant needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Chinese Rice-Paper Plant love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Chinese Rice-Paper Plant does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Chinese Rice-Paper Plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.