Description For Schefflera
How to grow ScheffleraPlant Description: This is one is a beautiful "trouble-free" evergreen plant. This versatile shrub is great for home, office, dorm or anywhere and does well in low to high lighting conditions. Tiny umbrella shaped, leathery green leaves forming a dense canopy. Very popular and easy indoor care. Suitable for making Bonsai.
Botanical Name: Schefflera arboricola
Plant type: Ornamental foliage plant.
Growth Habit: Erect shrub.
Growth Rate: Slow.
Average Landscape Size: Capable of growing up to 5-10 ft, tall & wide if left unpruned.
How to care for ScheffleraSoil: Well drained rich soil with added organic manure.
Pot Size: 12-16 inch pot.
Potting/Transplanting: Pot selected must have proper drainage holes. To prevent water logging, cover the drainage holes by broken pieces of earthen pots or brick pieces before putting the soil. Transplant the schefflera sapling in a pot along with root-ball of original soil. Carefully place the plant in the middle of the pot & cover the roots completely with remaining soil.
Repotting: Repotting of Schefflera plant should be done every year; especially when the plant has grown too big, has extra root bound, oversized as compared to the old pot.
Sunlight: Plant can grow under full sunlight, filtered sun or even full shade.
Water: Before watering allow the top 50% of the soil to dry out. In low light conditions, water an Schefflera Plant once a week in winters & twice a week in summers.
Fertiliser: Provide nitrogenous fertilizers & cow-dung manure every 3-4 months.
Temperature: Recommended temperature range for is between 25-35 degree Celsius.
Humidity: Plants like conditions with high humidity.
Pruning: Trim the tips of Schefflera Plant to promote new growth.
Propagation: Stem cutting, air layering.
Companion Plants: Dracaena, ferns, Rhoeo, Ribbon Grass, Ixora, Dieffenbach, Aralia.
|Type of Plants||Focal Plants, Foliage Pattern Plants, Shrub Plants|
|Water Schedule||Twice a week|
|Speciality||Compound, whorled, leathery, shiny leaves|
|Design Use||Shady patches of garden, Folcal point in container, Fancy indoor pots|
|Ideal Location||Potted in corridors, bigger lobbies, living room corners.|
|Packing Weight||750 g|
|Packing Height||38 cm|
|Packing Depth||10 cm|
|Packing Width||10 cm|