The Schefflera is a wonderful plant of the tropics. It has large, shiny, dark-green leaves forming fingers in a circle from a central stalk. It is also known as the ‘Umbrella plant’ and is a very popular houseplant. It is an evergreen tree or shrub that is widely cultivated as an indoor foliage plant because of its ability to tolerate low-light conditions. This outdoor foliage plant with its bushy spread and its tropical charm makes it a perfect choice for beginner and seasoned gardeners.
The Schefflera plant is known for its air-purifying properties. It improves indoor air quality and removes harmful compounds hanging in the air, creating a healthy living environment
The Schefflera plant puts on an eye-catching display of distinctive leaves resembling an umbrella’s shape. With its expansive umbrella-shaped lush foliage, the Schefflera plant adds a touch of beauty to any space that it is placed in.
Caring for a Schefflera plant is very easy and makes it an ideal choice for novice gardeners.
Studies have shown that the Schefflera plant with its ambient peaceful presence has the ability to reduce stress
The versatility of the Schefflera plant is one of its most attractive features, but it also needs a little care. The plant comes in a green and variegated variety.
The Schefflera plants love soil that is a bit on the dry side. Water only when the top layer of the soil looks completely dry. Keep misting the plant.
Avoid over-watering or waterlogging situations or the leaves will start browning.
The Schefflera plant thrives in bright sunlight. Place it where it receives morning sunlight.
Place it in a shaded area or a place receiving the morning sun. The plant survives well in pots.
The new stems developing on the Schefflera plant are weak and cutting and pruning must be done regularly.
The Schefflera is a hardy plant and does not suffer from infestations a lot. However, it suffers from root rot due to overwatering.
Yes, the Schefflera plant is a popular houseplant that will survive for years with proper care.
The Schefflera plant is an air-purifier plant that removes toxins from the air.
Water your Schefflera plant only when the topsoil of the plant is completely dry. Avoid overwatering at all costs.
Young plants have smaller leaf structures, with only 3- 4 leaflets while the bigger plants have a more dramatic structure.