SCHEFFLERA enneaphylla

Palmate leaves with red stalks.
  • Evergreen
    Large grey-green leaves comprising 7-11 ovate leaflets emerging purple tinged
  • Height
    5m (16ft)
  • Spread
    3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub
  • Tree
    Shrubby, eventual slender tree. Produces large flower heads of tiny flowers followed by purple-black fruits
  • 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)
  • Full sun
    Protect from cold winds and frost when young
  • Partial shade

SCHEFFLERA enneaphylla

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Architectural interest
    Pests & Diseases
    Trouble free
    Place of origin
    Northern Vietnam. Collected by B. & S. Wynne-Jones, Crûg Farm, Gwynned
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Suitable for the back of a sheltered border
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf form
    Palmate
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
5m (16ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Blood, Fish & Bone
Improves vegetable, fruit and flower quality. Blood, Fish and Bone contains three major nutrients essential for strong and healthy growth.
Only £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Carbon Gold
Biochar soil improver
Biochar is a carbon rich form of charcoal specifically designed for soil application to improve plant growth and health. Biochar is a very stable substance that is not broken down in soils, offering long-term soil benefits.
Only £8.00

Garden Goodies
Slate Plant Labels
These wonderfully tactile natural slate plant labels are hand made in Cornwall and come with a chalk pen. Just stick them in your pot or border. Pack of 6.
Only £10.00

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