Schefflera Variegated - Plant

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

About Schefflera Variegated

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 Green gold, Umbrella plant
Maximum Reachable Height 12 to 15 feet
Flower Colour Red
Bloom Time January, February, March, April, May
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 Variegated 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 Sun growing, Semi shade, Shade growing
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 60 degrees F. 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 Variegated special feature

Recommended for creating shade, Quick growing trees, Evergreen trees

Schefflera Variegated 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 cutting sin water till roots are formed and then plant them in soil.

Can Schefflera grow outside?

Yes, Schefflera can be grown outdoor like at Balcony, Patio etc. but it should be protected from direct sunlight exposure.

Are Schefflera poisonous?

Schefflera may prove poisonous if ingested.

When does Schefflera bloom?

Schefflera will bloom in summer season but it will rarely show bloom outside tropical regions.

When to water Schefflera?

Apply water when soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.

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. Take the cuttings and place them in soil or only water until the roots arr formed and plant in pot containing well drained soil rich in organic content.

Is Schefflera an indoor plant?

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

When to repot Schefflera bonsai?

Schefflera bonsai can be re potted every two years with fresh soil and pot size that is 2/3 of the size of the plant canopy.

When to trim Schefflera?

Trim Schefflera to maintain its umbrella shape and height.

Why is my Schefflera dropping green leaves?

Schefflera will drop green leaves when there is sudden change in temperature or if the plant is facing water stress either due to over watering or under watering.

What to feed Schefflera?

Apply any organic fertilizer once a month during growing season (Jan-April)

How to care Schefflera?

Schefflera require indirect bright light for growth. Plant Schefflera in well drained soil rich in organic content. Apply water when soil in the pot(1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Re pot the overgrown plant or when roots start coming out of the current pot.

How long do Schefflera plants live?

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



Reviews

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

I bought this in January and it is in good condition I must say.

Kaustubh Salvi

Sunday, 01 March 2020

Very small but looking cute

Sham sunder kathuria

Tuesday, 11 February 2020

Thank you very much. Love your company and site.

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