The perfect compact plant with variegated leaves that resemble an umbrella. These plants have long been used in home decor and as statement plants in office buildings.
Each leaf is made up of 7 to 9 individual oblong leaflets giving a comforting visual effect. The individual leaflets allow for light to pass through, creating a gentle visual effect of being outdoors.
Grow Pot Size: 3”, 4”, and 6” Overall Height Including Grow Pot: 6-24” depending on grow pot size Plant Care Level: Easy
The individual leaflets allow for light to pass through, creating a gentle visual effect of being outdoors.
Schefflera ‘Moondrop’ Care Tips
Other Common Names: Umbrella Bush, Australian Ivy Palm, Parasol Plant
Binomial Name:Schefflera arboricola ‘Moondrop’
Care Level: Easy
Light: Bright indirect
Water: Allow the top 2” of the soil to dry
Pet Friendly: No
The Schefflera ‘Moondrop’ Story
Where is it from? Native to Taiwan
Who is the Schefflera ‘Moondrop’? This little plant is variegated! It is a dwarf variety so it stays compact.
Good For You! An awesome plant to add to your bedroom to promote great sleep. It is also a high-quality air-purifier! Perfect for your home.
Is the Schefflera ‘Moondrop’ the right plant for me?
The Schefflera plant doesn’t require a lot of love. Allow the top 2” of the soil to dry in between watering. Provide bright indirect to medium light to contribute to its fast-growing nature. Follow a monthly fertilizing schedule when the plant is actively growing. In most cases, this is in the spring and summer.
Pet Friendly: No, this plant is not pet-friendly.
Location Suggestions: A perfect plant for any large living space. They can quickly grow to extravagant heights.
Bright indirect to medium light.
Allow the top 2” of the soil to dry in between watering
Can be done every 12-18 months. Choose a pot that is 2” larger in diameter than the original pot.
Use a well-draining, high organic matter soil mix.
Average from 65°F - 75°F
Follow a monthly fertilizing schedule when the plant is actively growing. In most cases, this is in the spring and summer. Use a balanced fertilizer - this means a ratio of NPK that is all the same. Ex: 10-10-10.
Gently wash the leaves of dust and debris with a showerhead and remove any dead or dying foliage.
The brighter the light, the more intense the variegation will be.