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Schefflera

Schefflera arboricola, commonly called umbrella plant or dwarf schefflera, is an evergreen shrub or small tree that grows in tropical climates to 10-25′ tall. It is native to Taiwan.

 

Available in 6″ and 8″ pots

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Description

Schefflera→Dwarf Umbrella Tree (Schefflera arboricola)

Common names:
Dwarf Umbrella Tree
Umbrella Tree

 

General Plant Information
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 feet – 12 feet
Plant Spread: 4 feet – 6 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Other: Clusters of small orange-red berries
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: Creamy yellowish-white
Bloom Size: Under 1″
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots