I grow Kalopanax septemlobus var. maximowiczii. It is something different.
Grows very slow
for me. Bought it more than 10 years ago when it was a single branch, 70 cm heigh. Today
it must be 3-4 m high. I think it's originally from Japan or Korea or ...
The reason I bought it was that it was thorny
all over and had very nice, deeply cut leaves
(typical for this variety).
The thorns remain on the tree and can really
Never saw it offered again over here, but it's
available in Holland. Picture here
Very hardy over here in Belgium. No
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Sent: Friday, January 04, 2002 2:16
Would like info on
sources for this tree, also comments about hardiness, etc.