Aralia cordata Sun King
Aralia cordata ‘Sun King’ is a spectacular hardy herbaceous perennial, which emerges mid-spring with bright gold leaves.
The compound foliage and impressive upright habit of Aralia cordata makes it a spectacular focal point for shady garden borders.
By summer is bears large racemes of white flowers, whichtower above the foliage. As the flowers fade, this superb plant produces purple-black berries that extend the season of interest.
Details Aralia cordata Sun King
- Very easy to grow
- Blooms: September – October
- Leaf colour: Green
- Full grown: 2 Years
- Full grown height: 1 – 1.50 m
- Plant location: partial sunny location
- Plant depth: 15 cm
- Hardiness: -20 Celsius
- Preferred soil: Well drained
How to take care of Aralia Cordata Sun King
Plant Aralia Cordata Sun King in part shade and moist, well-drained soil. Water well after planting. Protect Aralia Cordata Sun King from strong winds by choosing a sheltered position. Feed and water Aralia Cordata Sun King regularly during the growing season until Aralia Cordata Sun King are fully established.
In autumn, cut back the old foliage to ground level and apply a mulch of well-rotted manure or garden compost to the base of the plant. Every few years lift and divide in spring to maintain their vigour.