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  • Posted by Craig A on April 16, 2023 at 8:36 pm

    Here’s a question I recently received so I thought I’d start a forum discussion about it to help anyone with similar questions:

    Is it ok to plant Tetrapanax in the ground or to keep them in large pots?

    It’s just that I’ve heard they can send runners out and take over the garden and I’m a little worried.”

    In my experience Tetrapanax are absolutely fine planted the ground, and they will grow much happier this way. Yes they do occasionally produce root suckers, but these are very easily snapped off or dug up with a trowel and shared. (When friends and family see your giant Tetrapanax they will want one). I would say that you can expect 2-5 suckers a year on an established plant, nothing that’s too much to control. I hope that helps @Jeffers ?

    Feel free to add your experiences anyone else.

    Jeffers replied 1 year ago 2 Members · 1 Reply
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  • Jeffers

    April 16, 2023 at 8:47 pm

    Many thanks for your advice.

    Have a great evening


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