Schefflera arboricola 'Gold Capella'
umbrella tree 'Gold Capella'
An evergreen shrub to 3m, with glossy green palmate leaves to 20cm across, margined with light yellow; flowers seldom produced, insignificant
Ultimate height2.5–4 metres
Time to ultimate height10–20 years
Ultimate spread1–1.5 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
- Full shade
- Partial shade
South–facing or East–facing
- Native to the UK
A genus of over 300 different species of evergreen, tropical and subtropical trees and shrubs originally from Asia. Characteristic leaves are round, palmately compound, with long stalks and 3-30 stalked leaflets. Some species are familiar as houseplants
- Name status
How to grow
Grow under glass in loam-based compost in bright filtered or indirect sunlight. Grow outdoors in fertile, humus-rich moist but well-drained soil in sheltered frost-free area
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Patio and container plants
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