Botanical Name: Schefflera arboricola
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Common Name: Hawaiian Elf Schefflera  
Plant photo of: Schefflera arboricola
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Shrub

 

Height Range

6-12'

 

Flower Color

White

 

Flower Season

Summer

 

Leaf Color

Dark Green, Variegated

 

Bark Color

n/a

 

Fruit Color

Yellow

 

Fruit Season

Summer

Sun

Full, Half, Shade

 

Water

Low, Medium, Extra in Summer

 

Growth Rate

Fast, Moderate

 

Soil Type

Loam

 

Soil Condition

Average, Rich, Well-drained

 

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

 

Adverse Factors

n/a

Design Styles

Japanese, Tropical

 

Accenting Features

n/a

 

Seasonal Interest

Summer

 

Location Uses

Foundation, Patio

 

Special Uses

Container, Filler, Hedge, Mass Planting, Small Spaces

 

Attracts Wildlife

n/a

Information by: Jerry Sortomme Editor
Photographer: Modesto Jr. College/Smith
  • Description

  • Notes

This round shrub will grow to 12' tall and has glossy, dark green leaves with white flowers that bloom in summer.
Planting Instructions: 1. Dig a hole 2 times the width and 1 and 1/2 times the height of the container. 2. Set rootball at ground level. 3. Prepare soil mix of equal parts soil and soil amendment. 4. Backfill with amended soil. 5. Build Basin and water.