The Tetrapanax Papyrifera Steroidal Giant grows rapidly and has beautiful, architectural, large leaves that can be larger than 1 meter (3 feet) in diameter! This plant is family of the Ginseng and originates from China, where the stem is used to make rice paper. The rice paper plant has a beautiful exotic look and is difficult to obtain. Truly a special tropical plant. A eye catcher for your garden!