Schefflera Arboricola “Dwarf Umbrella Tree” (Gold Capella)
- Plant Care
Schefflera Arboricola is a flowering plant in the family Araliaceae, native to Taiwan as well as Hainan. Its common name is dwarf umbrella tree, as it appears to be a smaller version of the umbrella tree. Schefflera arboricola belongs to the most popular indoor plants. Under optimal conditions, this plant can reach a considerable height of up to 4 m.
The Schefflera’s greatest ornaments are the very decorative, hand shaped, shiny and variegated leaves. The plant is quite undemanding and it is demonstrably able to improve the room climate. It functions practically as a natural room freshener. This pretty house plant grows laterally as an evergreen shrub, sometimes climbing or as an epiphyte. Besides its pretty appearance, Schefflera also scores as an air freshener. The leaves do not only release oxygen, they also absorb pollutants such as benzene and formaldehyde.
- Schefflera prefers bright, indirect light. Never place a Schefflera houseplant in direct, full sun because intense sun can burn the leaves.This plant does not like it too dry or too wet. Allow the upper substrate layer to dry to a depth of approximately 2 cm before every pouring.Plant Schefflera in a rich, loose potting media with moist compost. A well-draining sandy loam soil with a slightly acidic pH is ideal.15 - 25°CFeed Schefflera plants twice a week during the growing season with liquid fertilizer. They are heavy feeders and will benefit from the extra nutrients.
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