Dwarf Umbrella Tree (Schefflera arboricola 'Trinette')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
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 to 8 feet
Plant Spread: 4 to 6 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Variegated
Broadleaf
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
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
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

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Plant Events from our members
skylark On May 29, 2016 Maintenance performed
took cuttings for water/perlite rooting
skylark On August 1, 2014 Potted up
into 6" pot in custom jungle mix for water-wicking.
skylark On May 15, 2014 Potted up
into half perlite half african violet mix on water-wick.
skylark On March 15, 2014 Potted up
into pure perlite on water-wick. cutting took a long time to root in water.
skylark On January 21, 2014 Obtained plant
took cuttings to root in water.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Show your pretty variegated foliage! by plantladylin Nov 27, 2019 3:40 AM 137
House plant by emmawade5171 Mar 31, 2019 5:41 PM 3
New to Houseplants help! by Klmm1224 Aug 22, 2018 6:36 PM 6
What's the name of this plant please? by tilderjones Aug 21, 2018 1:33 PM 9
Trying to identify this plant by LEAHANNE Jun 21, 2018 8:34 AM 5
What is wrong with my Trinette Schefflera by Delight12 Jun 11, 2018 6:11 PM 3
Umbrella plant needs help! :) by BlueRaccoon Apr 16, 2018 9:58 AM 4
my apt plant count topped 200 this feb! by skylark Aug 13, 2018 6:24 PM 20
Plant ID by Sylbird Aug 24, 2017 5:55 PM 3
Wanted: Variegated Schefflera Arboricola by Shy_gardener Feb 14, 2017 6:51 AM 4

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