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SCHEFFLERA rhododendrifolia

A hardy schefflera. Deeply lobed dark green leaves. Prefers shade
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Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
£25.00 each

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  • Evergreen - variously lobed palmate leaves become entire with age
  • Height - to 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - to 3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F) - borderline
  • Full shade
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Architectural interest -
  • Good to know - an exotic large umbrella tree shrub or small tree for a sheltered area. Late flowers provide food for insects and the berries for birds.
  • Pests & Diseases - scale insects, thrips, mealybugs under glass
  • Place of origin - high-altitude forests of India and Nepal
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Woodland garden -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich.
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Schefflera - Growing Guide
to 3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  to 3m (10ft)
 

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