Popular houseplant with texture and colorful leaves
HOW TO GROW SCHEFFLERA HOUSEPLANTS
The schefflera or arbicola is a very popular houseplant because it’s easy to grow and has beautiful leaves. Schefflera houseplants do best in high light areas but usually do OK in medium light. They also have a tolerance of dry soil but like it with regular watering. Just let the top part of the soil to dry out. When the plant gets too big, feel free to prune it back. This will help it grow fuller and bushier.
Schefflera houseplants do best in high light but will usually grow fine in medium light.
Water schefflera houseplants when the top of the potting mix dries out. Its tolerance of dry soil is one of the factors that has made it a popular indoor plant for so long.
Schefflera houseplants like average warmth between 65-80°.
Schefflera houseplants like an average or higher indoor about 40-50% relative humidity.
IS IT PET FRIENDLY?
Like most houseplants, schefflera houseplants are mildly toxic if eaten. They may cause some discomfort and vomiting when eaten. Keep away from animals and children.
SCHEFFLERA HOUSEPLANT VARIETIES
The schefflera houseplant is very popular for many reasons, one being it’s relativity easy to grow in any home or office. It tolerates many conditions and adds a fun texture. Check out the varieties of schefflera houseplants that we carry at City Floral Garden Center.
Schefflera alpina is a wild species that tolerates cooler conditions than traditional varieties of schefflera. This variety has the ability to grow up to 6 feet tall.
Dwarf schefflera is a compact variety with small, dark green, hand-shaped leaves. The perfect variety of schefflera for a bright corner with indirect sun.
Gold Capella Schefflera
Schefflera arbicola 'Gold Capella'
Gold Capella is a popular variety that has dark green leaves boldly variegated with golden-yellow. This is a beautiful houseplant that will add the perfect amount of texture and color to you home or office.
Schefflera arboricola 'Janine'
Janine is a dwarf variety with small leaves variegated in creamy white. This schefflera is a great additon to any houseplant lovers home.
SCHEFFLERA ARBORICOLA 'TRINETTE'
A double-duty plant, you can grow Trinette indoors as a houseplant or outdoors as an easy-care shrub in frost-free areas. It features hand-shaped leaves variegated with golden yellow.
SCHEFFLERA ARBORICOLA 'LUSEANE'
This selection has small, dark green leaves and a lush, thick habit. A cute little schefflera that will be perfect for any home or office.
HOUSEPLANTS TO PAIR WITH ARALIA HOUSEPLANTS
FICUS – Ficus houseplants are among the more popular indoor plants. They offer a lot of variety, from low ground cover to tall trees each one giving a beautiful amount of texture and interest in any room.
PHILODENDRONS – Philodendrons are the classic houseplant that nearly everyone has encountered at some point in their life. It’s practically a no-fail houseplant because of how easy it is to take care of. You can grow philodendrons just about anywhere. They can be grown in a hanging basket, up a trellis, or simply a standard pot.
FERNS – Ferns are easily one of the most loved houseplant. Mainly because of the huge variety available and that they are among the most beautiful. They have lacy fronds and a classic texture that work great in any home design. Ferns look wonderful when mixed together but also can look great combine with almost any houseplant. Come on by City Floral Garden Center and check out the huge selection of ferns.