House Plants House Plants: Schefflera arboricola Umbrella Plant

Latin Name: Schefflera arboricola

Common Name: Umbrella Plant

Light Requirements
Full sun
Part Sun
Bright light
Low light

Water requirements
Let dry slightly

Difficulty
Easy

Suitable for Terrariums?
yes

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"Variegated S. arboricola with buds"
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"Variegated S. arboricola"
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"Showing fruit"
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Posted by plantladylin on May 14, 2010 9:50 AM CST:
Family: Araliaceae
Genus: Schefflera
Species: arboricola
Common Name: "Dwarf Umbrella Tree"
Hardiness Zone: 9 and Higher

The Dwarf Umbrella Tree makes a great house plant and will grow 6-8' tall if given the right conditions. It likes bright light, partial sun to light shade and regular watering.




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