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HEPTAPLEURUM (formerly Schefflera)
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Heptapleurum-arboricola-gold-capella

genus: Heptapleurum Gaertn.( formerly Schefflera J.R.Forst. & G.Forst)
common name/s: umbrella trees

type: scrambling trees

family: Araliaceae

native range: Indian Subcontinent, Tibet, southern China, Hainan, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, Malesia, Papuasia, Japan, and Australia

zone: 10 to 12

height: to 900 cm

spread: 400 cm

type species: Heptapleurum stellatum Gaertn

bloom time: rarely flowers indoors

bloom description: varies between species

sun: part shade

water: low to medium

maintenance: low to medium

soil type: loose, well-draining, 'breathing' potting mix

toxicity: toxic to pets and humans

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