Schefflera actinophylla – Queensland umbrella tree



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Schefflera actinophylla Queensland umbrella tree

Australia, Java; 3 - 4m
Planting position: Full sun or semi-shade.Ideal for subtropical areas.Wind-protected areas.
Requires regular summer watering, little during winter.Compost-enriched soil.Hard pruning will encourage scraggly plants to produce new growth.
Propagate from cuttings.

Its leaf-stalks have each 5 - 7 tough and shiny, evergreen leaflets.
S. arboricola ‘Variegata’ has yellowish patches on its dark green foliage.

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