Schefflera brevipedicellata

Schefflera brevipedicellata

Schefflera

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Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

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Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Fruits
Fruits

Plant does fruit in January

Plant does not fruit in February

Plant does not fruit in March

Plant does not fruit in April

Plant does not fruit in May

Plant does not fruit in June

Plant does not fruit in July

Plant does not fruit in August

Plant does not fruit in September

Plant does not fruit in October

Plant does fruit in November

Plant does fruit in December

  • Botanical name: Schefflera brevipedicellata
  • Common name: Schefflera
  • Family: Araliaceae
  • Plant Type: Shrub, Evergreen
Flower colour:

White

Foliage colour:

Green

Purple

Schefflera brevipedicellata is a hardy evergreen shrub or small tree, related to the popular umbrella plant, Schefflera arboricola. It’s native to the lush mountainsides of southern China and northern Vietnam. It makes a gorgeous addition to an exotic garden.

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The papery leaves are deep green, and are complemented by plum-coloured stems and leaf stalks. From late summer and into autumn, cream flowers are produced, similar to those of fatsia. The flowers are then followed by clusters of black berries.

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For best results, grow Schefflera brevipedicellata in full sun or partial shade, in moist, well-drained soil that has has been improved with organic matter. A sheltered spot is best, and young plants will need some extra protection from frosts.

How to grow Schefflera brevipedicellata

  • Plant size

    2.5m height

    1.5m spread

  • Aspect

    East facing, south facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle, back

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, dappled shade, partial shade
  • Shade type: Damp
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Fruits
Fruits

Plant does fruit in January

Plant does not fruit in February

Plant does not fruit in March

Plant does not fruit in April

Plant does not fruit in May

Plant does not fruit in June

Plant does not fruit in July

Plant does not fruit in August

Plant does not fruit in September

Plant does not fruit in October

Plant does fruit in November

Plant does fruit in December

Schefflera brevipedicellata and wildlife

Schefflera brevipedicellata is known for attracting bees, beneficial insects, birds and other pollinators. It nectar-pollen-rich-flowers and has seeds for birds.

Attractive to Bees

Attractive to Beneficial insects

Attractive to Birds

Does not attract Butterflies​/​Moths

Attractive to Other pollinators

Is Schefflera brevipedicellata poisonous?

Schefflera brevipedicellata has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

Plants that go well with Schefflera brevipedicellata