Also called the umbrella plant, the schefflera is a popular houseplant because of the beauty of its dark green leaves, which form "fingers" in a circle.
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25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Schefflera

Schefflera species are wonderfully tropical plants. The larger schefflera features long, shiny, oval green leaves that droop gracefully from a central stalk. A mature schefflera might have 12 or 16 leaflets from a single stalk, while an immature schefflera is more likely to have 4 or 6.

Also called the umbrella plant, the schefflera is a popular houseplant because of the beauty of its dark green leaves, which form "fingers" in a circle. The designs formed on floors and walls in the sunlight lends a pleasing look to a room. Caring for a schefflera is quite simple, and the plant will grow for many years.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height16 inch (41 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name umbrella plant
Maximum Reachable Height 12 to 15 ft.
Difficulty Level easy

Planting and care

An underwatered, cold schefflera will begin to drop leaves quickly, so take leaf-drop seriously and move to correct the problem.If you lose all the leaves, but you want to save the plant, move it outside in the spring, give it lots of water, and it should leaf back out.

Schefflera care

In the right conditions, schefflera can be propagated with leaf cuttings. Use a rooting hormone and provide lots of humidity and warmth. Expect a high failure rate, however, as these are tropical plants. They can also be propagated by air-layering.

Sunlight Bright, indirect light. In the summer, move it outside if possible under a shady overhang.
Watering Water weekly during the growing season and spray frequently. Cut back water during winter.
Soil Rich, loose potting media.
Temperature They suffer below about 60ºF. Do not expose to drafts or dry heating vents.
Fertilizer Feed twice weekly during growing season with liquid fertilizer or use two applications of slow-release pellets. They are heavy feeders.

Schefflera uses

Ornamental Use:

  • Schefflera is commonly grown in mild to warm climates as a decorative tree in larger gardens

Frequently Asked Questions

Will Schefflera cuttings root in water?

Yes, they will root in water.

Can Schefflera grow in water?

It is recommended to grow Schefflera in well drained soil. You can grow cuttings in water till roots are formed and then plant them in soil.

Are Schefflera poisonous?

Schefflera may prove poisonous if ingested.

When to water Schefflera?

1. Apply water when soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch. 2. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

What is Schefflera plant?

Schefflera is one of the best indoor foliage plants to grow in containers or pots.

How to propagate Schefflera?

Schefflera can be propagated easily with stem cuttings. 1.To propagate take pencil size cutting of well mature stem to a length of 16-18 cm and remove any flowers, leaves from it. 2.Then dip bottom of the cutting in rooting hormone, and Place the 3/4 portion cutting into a small container with well-draining soil and water the plant. 3.Rooting will start within 1-2 week. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

Is Schefflera an indoor plant?

Yes, Schefflera is indoor plant that requires indirect bright light.

Why is my Schefflera dropping green leaves?

The main reasons of dropping green leaves are as follows 1. Due to over watering or less watering to plant. 2. Plant does not get proper sunlight. 3. Lack of nutrient. 4. Disease and pest infestation

What to feed Schefflera?

Apply any organic fertilizer once a month during growing season (June-July).

How to care Schefflera?

Caring tips to grow Schefflera 1. Sunlight- Indirect bright light for growth. 2. Soil- Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(June-July). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

How long do Schefflera plants live?

Schefflera is a perennial plant that lives for years with proper care and management.



Reviews

Friday, 24 July 2020

This plant can be planted in a simple pot.

shashikant nakate

Friday, 24 July 2020

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Monday, 16 March 2020

he plant was very nicely packed. Thanks for the plant surely will order more

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