Common Name: Japanese Fern
Scientific Name: Filicium decipiens
Plant Family: Sapindaceae
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Water Demand: Moderate-High
The Japanese fern tree is storybook pretty with a naturally rounded crown and unusual fern-like foliage. The naturally rounded crown is made up of beautiful, large fern-like leaves that are green, glossy, and elongated leaflets that take an opposite arrangement on the main leaf. An elegant tree when fully grown, it typically never grows taller than 25 feet and has a dense rounded crown giving it a compact appearance and making it perfect for the smaller landscapes.