Kalopanax septemlobus

Castor Aralia, Prickly Castor Oil Tree

Family: Araliaceae Aralia

Type Tree
USDA Hardiness range 4B - 7B
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color White
Bloom time Summer
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Specimen, street tree
Height 40' to 60' / 12.20m to 18.20m
Spread 35' to 50' / 10.60m to 15.20m
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Deciduous, broadleaf
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Black
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Rounded
Attributes and features Naturalizing