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Schefflera 'Dwarf Variegated Umbrella'

Schefflera 'Dwarf Variegated Umbrella'

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Schefflera 'Dwarf Variegated Umbrella' is a charming and compact variety of Schefflera valued for its petite size and eye-catching foliage. The palmate leaves are adorned with variegation, featuring shades of green and creamy white. Despite its diminutive size, 'Dwarf Variegated Umbrella' maintains a well-balanced and bushy growth habit, reaching a height of approximately 1-2 ft. The Schefflera has the ability to reach greater heights when given optimal conditions.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Schefflera arboricola

Common: Variegated Dwarf Umbrella, Umbrella Plant

Necessary Care Tips

  • Light: Bright Indirect
  • Ideal Temperature: 60-75°F
  • Humidity: Low
  • Water: When the top 2 inches of soil are dry
  • Fertilize: Every 6-8 weeks during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength
  • Preferred Soil: Well-Draining Potting Mix

Advanced Care Tips

  • Schefflera prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions.

Plant Insights

  • Member of the Apocynaceae family, also known as the dogbane family, which is a large family of flowering plants with over 4,500 species.
  • The Schefflera is native to subtropical and tropical regions, including areas in Australia, New Guinea, Taiwan, and other parts of Southeast Asia.
  • The Schefflera is known for its air-purifying qualities and can help remove pollutants like formaldehyde and benzene from the air.
  • Prune to maintain shape and remove any dead or damaged leaves. Can be pruned back hard if it becomes too leggy.
  • Unsafe / Toxic
  • Medium Maintenance
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