Arboricola Bonsai Tree #00058
Common Name: Schefflera
General Information: This dwarf schefflera is an evergreen shrub with dark green, glossy, palmate leaves densely covering flexible, green stems which gently fan out into a rounded crown. Moderate salt tolerance.
Lighting: Part shade, part sun
Watering: Adequate water to keep from drying out and remaining dry.
Feeding: Bonsai Super Grow Fertilizer.
Pruning and wiring: Branching can be encouraged by pinching the stems. It can be pruned into a small tree over a period of years. Style as a broad crowned bonsai with the silhouette of a banyan tree.
Propagation: May be propagated by cuttings, seed and air layer.
Repotting: The tree needs annual re-potting and may be severely root pruned. Not particular about the type of soil, however it should be well drained and slightly alkaline.
Pests and diseases: Scale and spider mites when grown indoors. No diseases of major concern.
- Arboricola Bonsai Tree #00058