PlantsSchefflera→Umbrella Tree (Schefflera actinophylla 'Variegata')

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Plant Habit: 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)
Plant Height: 12 to 25 feet
Plant Spread: 8 to 12 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Variegated
Broadleaf
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: Small fleshy drupes.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: Miami, FLDate: 2013-12palm hammock orchid estate nursery
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Thank You and Update by Chelby Nov 21, 2020 6:10 PM 4
Help! Outdoor plants brought indoors, ants, and worry by Shadowfax3791 Nov 7, 2020 10:16 PM 6
Is this umbrella plant dying? by Lynnda Jun 19, 2020 4:50 AM 13
schefflera getting brown patches on leaves within 24 hours by Masoud Jul 10, 2020 3:51 AM 11
Plant ID and help please by rm21 Feb 6, 2020 3:50 PM 2
It's Not A Weed by MyMomPlant Feb 1, 2020 10:02 AM 4
Show your pretty variegated foliage! by plantladylin Nov 27, 2019 3:40 AM 137
anyone know the name? by ravilima Sep 15, 2019 11:32 AM 3
plant ID please by chiyin May 17, 2019 7:11 PM 4
Help identifying house plants by Obliviruss Mar 24, 2019 3:24 PM 5

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