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Umbrella Tree Plants

Schefflera Arboricolum, Syn. Heptapleurum Arboricolum

Whether you call them Umbrella Tree Plants or Scheffelera arboricola, you can't miss with this easy to grow indoor houseplant. Can get quite large if allowed to grow un-pruned.

Growzone: 9-11

As Low As $27.95
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6 Inch Pot $27.95
10 Inch Pot $56.95
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This Plants Growzone: 9-11
Umbrella Tree Plants Hardiness Zone
Growing Zone: 9-11
Mature Height: 10'-15'
Mature Width: 3'-4'
Classification: Colorful Foliage
Sunlight: Bright indirect light to part sun (if outdoors)
Habit: Branching bush form or can be trained as a tree
Flower Color: Yellow and red, clustered
Foliage: Green and yellow variegated
Soil Condition: Well draining
Water Requirements: Likes to dry out some between watering
Uses: Tolerant of conditions indoors or outside, brightens spaces

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Schefflera Arboricola, or Umbrella Tree Plants, brighten whatever space it's planted in. These yellow and green variegated plants will do well inside with bright indirect light from a windowsill or in very low, fluorescent light.


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Full Description

Easy to Care for Schefflera Arboricola Plant

Schefflera Arboricola hails from Taiwan, where the trees grow upwards of 20 feet tall. Indoors, with limited root systems, the plants typically grow to about 10 to 15 feet tall, and about 3 to 4 feet wide. The brightly colored green and yellow foliage lightens and brightens any room or corner indoors or even any dark, shady spot outdoors. Inside, these plants make excellent bonsai as they are tolerant of being trained and pruned, and like to stay fairly root bound. Alternatively, Schefflera can have the bottom leaves and branches pruned out to form an upright standard or tree, reaching about 15 feet inside. Or it's possible to let Schefflera have a more natural look and let it branch and stay more compact with leaves and branches. Outdoors, the variegated Schefflera Arboricola will not tolerate full sun during the hottest part of the day; part to full shade is preferred. Schefflera are commonly planted where hardy as individual shrubs or trees. As they take well to pruning, Schefflera can also be trained to grow together densely as a hedge.


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