Plant Care Variegated Dwarf Umbrella Tree
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Variegated Dwarf Umbrella Tree

Taxonomy

Schefflera arboricola variegata
Schefflera
Araliaceae
Apiales

How to care for Variegated Dwarf Umbrella Tree

Water

How often to water your Variegated Dwarf Umbrella Tree

Water needs for Variegated Dwarf Umbrella Tree
0.5 cups
every 9

Variegated Dwarf Umbrella Tree needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Variegated Dwarf Umbrella Tree

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Variegated Dwarf Umbrella Tree in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Variegated Dwarf Umbrella Tree: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Variegated Dwarf Umbrella Tree may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Variegated Dwarf Umbrella Tree

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Variegated Dwarf Umbrella Tree: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Variegated Dwarf Umbrella Tree after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Variegated Dwarf Umbrella Tree

Variegated Dwarf Umbrella Tree

Variegated Dwarf Umbrella Tree


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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