Schefflera Plant Care Tips [Learn to Grow Umbrella Plant]

Schefflera Plant Care Tips

The house flower is from the genus Schefflera and belongs to the Araliaceae family. Schefflera is native to Australia and is native to evergreen shrubs. The height of this plant (in the mainland and in the open air) will reach 3 meters. Schefflera is a plant that is resistant to adverse environmental conditions. The growth of this plant is slow.

The leaves of the Schefflera flower are light green, shiny, and leathery, protruding from one spot. The petals of Schefflera flat flowers are long and at the end, there are claw-shaped leaves that first have 3 petals and then the number of petals will reach 8. Unlike most houseplants (which appear as lateral shoots when the terminal buds are removed), there is only one main branch in the Schefflera apartment flower. In this article, we are going to discuss How to take care of Schefflera flowers.

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What is the proper irrigation for Schefflera apartment flowers?

Although Schefflera can tolerate drought, it is best to keep the soil moist at all times.

Therefore, the amount of watering Schefflera will be 2-3 times a week in summer and once a week in winter.

The soil must be dried between irrigations.

In case of water shortage and severe thirst of the plant, its leaves become hanging, in which case it is better to put the plant in a pan full of water for 15 minutes.

Also, in case of excessive watering of the plant, its leaves turn yellow and fall off.

Therefore, it is better to dry the soil surface somewhat between the two irrigations and then irrigate the plant.

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 What is the proper humidity for Schefflera apartment flowers?

This plant grows at its best in 40 to 50% humidity.

To moisturize the leaves of this plant, it is better to spray the environment around the leaves twice a week.

Adding water to a pebble pot can also help to create a stable moisture for your plant.

If the interior of your home is too dry in winter, you can also use a fumigator to create moisture.

How to take care of Schefflera flowers

 What is the right temperature for a Schefflera apartment flower?

The ideal temperature for Schefflera apartment flowers is between 18 and 27 degrees Celsius.

If the environment is warmer than 27 degrees Celsius, the plant stems become too tall and as a result tilted.

Therefore, the environment should not be too hot or too cold.

Keep Schefflera away from cold windows in winter or use heating appliances for the interior of your home.

What is the right soil for a Schefflera apartment flower?

Semi-light soil is suitable for Schefflera flowers.

The best soil composition for this plant will be a combination of peat moss, leaf soil, coco peat and a little sand.

 What is the right fertilizer for Schefflera apartment flowers?

Schefflera flowers, like many other houseplants, can be fed with suitable chemical fertilizers once every 2 weeks during the growing season and once a month in winter.

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