How to grow Schefflera arboricola from cuttings

Schefflera arboricola
  • Common name(s): Dwarf Umbrella Tree
  • Family: Araliaceae
  • Stem cuttings: yes
  • Leaf cuttings: yes some leaves are rooting but don’t show new shoots
  • Root cuttings/runners: no
  • Time: the year round
  • Lighting: bright to part sunny with morning, evening or winter sun
  • Soil: mixes for indoor plants, cacti, herbs or vegetables
  • Temperature: 22 to 30 °C
  • New growth after: first roots are shown after 2 to 4 weeks. Leaves need 8 to 12 weeks.
  • More infos: short cuttings with only one leaf are rooting. Cuttings of the green form root faster than that of the variegated cultivars.
    Place the pot in a indoor greenhouse ore cover it with a freezer bag. Don’t forget to air daily.

Schefflera arboricola

Schefflera arboricola

Schefflera arboricola

Leaf cuttings are rooting but the don’t show new shoots.

Schefflera arboricola

Schefflera arboricola

A rooted stem cutting.

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