Schefflera arboricola is a fantastic houseplant with beautiful foliage. They are not difficult to look after and will tolerate some neglect as well as help clean the surrounding air.
Also known as the Parasol Plant, Schefflera arboricola Gold Capella has green, glossy palm-like leaves, oval in shape with irregular splashes of gold, yellow and pale green variegation. They are fast-growing, but are readily trimmed into shape, making them adaptable as small, compact plants displayed on a table through to tall, specimen floor plants.
Nursery pot: 13cm wide
Shefflera Arboricola Charlote Care:
Light: Best grown in bright, indirect light to partial shade. Insufficient light may cause leggy growth.
Water: Water when the soil has become slightly dry. Water thoroughly and allow to drain freely. They like to be moist but not wet, don't leave them sitting in water.
Temperature: Normal household conditions 15-24°C. Avoid draughts.
Feed: Feed once a year or so with a balanced fertiliser during the growing period.
Care Tip: Prune back if the plant becomes leggy or too tall. Pinch out new growth if you want to keep the plant small and compact. Wipe leaves occasionally to remove dust.
Air Purifying: Schefflera filter airborne toxins from the atmosphere.
Height and Growth Rate: Ultimate height 1-2m, but easily trimmed to maintain whatever height you prefer. Fast growing in optimum conditions.
Toxicity: Considered mildly toxic. Keep away from pets and children.
Origin: Cultivar. Schefflera arboricola is native to Taiwan.