Schefflera elegantissima grow and care – shrub‎ to tree of the genus Plerandra also known as Plerandra elegantissima, Schefflera elegantissima perennial evergreen plant, used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropic, subtropical or tropic mediterranean also can grow indoor as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 10+.

Leaves color green, red, brown, gray or more than one color in linear lobed shape and grow in rosette structure.

Schefflera elegantissima flower

Flower color green, small flowers insignificant grow in clusters.

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How to grow Schefflera elegantissima growing and care:

Nothing special

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Weeping stems and for design

Size of the plant?
4-10m, 12-33 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Shade (with light)

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Green small flowers insignificant grow in clusters

Scientific name:

Schefflera elegantissima:


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Green flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Leaf color
  • Brown leaves
  • Gray leaves
  • Red leaves
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Shrub
  • Tree
Plant Uses
  • Colored leaves
  • Indoor plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13