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Variegated Schefflera Bonsai

3,500.00 4,000.00

Estimated delivery date 2022/08/18
9,300.00 for 3 item(s)

About Variegated Schefflera Bonsai.

It is also known as umbrella plant, the Schefflera is a popular houseplant because of the beauty of its variegated leaves, which form “fingers” in a circle. It is a wonderful tropical plant. The leaves are long, shiny, oval variegated that droops gracefully from a central stalk, resembling an umbrella and hence, giving it the name. Used as an attractive indoor bonsai plant.

 Planting And Care of Schefflera Bonsai

Sunlight

  • It grows well in bright indirect sunlight, However can thrive well in low light situations.

Soil

  • Soil should be well drain and porus.

Watering

  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

Application of fertilizer

  • During the main growing season feed the organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.

Plant Protection

  • Remove dead, infected or damaged Bonsai parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

Misting

  • The entire tree should be misted every day, while the plant requires a long drink twice a week.
  • Schefflera bonsai care also requires fertilizer. Use half-strength liquid plant food and apply every few weeks.

Re-potting

  • Repot the bonsai every two to five years depending on its age and size.
  • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.

Pruning:

  • Trim the new shoots leaving one or two pairs of leaves.
  • If the canopy becomes very dense the leaves should be thinned out in order to let light get in, prevent the inner twigs from dying and encourage back-budding.

Don’ts

  • Do not over water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
  • keep away from the AC Vents.
  • Do not apply water on plant leaves.

Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location.

  • Check the moisture in the soil before watering it.
  • Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water.
  • Keep the plant in indirect light.
  • Do not re-pot immediately after receiving it.

Special feature of Dwarf Umbrella Tree

It is a air purifier indoor plant with beautiful foliage.

Ornamental uses of Dwarf Umbrella Tree

  • It is commonly grown in mild to warm climates as an indoor or outdoor decoration.
  • It is a beautiful bonsai for bonsai collectors.

 

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Disclaimer : The image is for reference purposes only. The actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height, etc.

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