PlantsSchefflera→Umbrella Tree (Schefflera arboricola 'Variegata')

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
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)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 10 feet - 15 feet
Plant Spread: 4 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Medium green with cream to yellow variegation
Fruit: Showy
Other: Clusters of orange-red berries
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Creamy yellowish-white
Bloom Size: Under 1"
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


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dschrad2 On September 30, 2018 Obtained plant
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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 Aug 4, 2021 6:25 AM 188
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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