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*Plant will be approx. 18"-24" Tall at time of shipping. Plant pictured is a representation of what you will receive.
Common Name: Dwarf Umbrella Tree
Scientific Name: Schefflera arboricola
-Care Recommendations By The Dude-
Best for These Animals:
Bio Dude Substrates: TerraFlora, TerraFauna, TerraFirma
Soil Depth: Moderate to Deep
Lighting: All Light Levels
Humidity & Misting: 40%-100%, Can tolerate 20%-40%/ Suggested for optimal growth
Mature Plant Size & Root System: Schefflera are very hardy, durable tropical shrubs that can get very large if not pruned to maintain desired shape. With age can develop a woody trunk/ Wide, shallow fibrous root system with thick roots forming for anchorage with age.
Temperature Tolerance & Placement in the Terrarium: Somewhat drought tolerant. Too high temperatures/low humidity may cause leaves to brown / Back/Wall planting, corner placement recommended
Edible & Side Effects if Ingested: Scheffleras contain sharp calcium oxalate crystals known as raphides. Ingestion is not recommended and may cause oral irritation
Pot Size & Packaging: A Single 8" potted Schefflera Green Bush plant / Plant is Shipped bare-root wrapped in newspaper