Yuan Shan Hardy Schefflera
Heptapleurum taiwaniana 'Yuan Shan'
|Description||Assuredly the hardiest and rarest species of its clan! This unique schefflera - one of the most exciting new introductions from Dan Hinkley - comes from the slopes of the highest mountain in Taiwan. Sensational, evergreen pinnate foliage along the stems, provide distinctive texture to a bright shade garden. A superb container plant.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Late summer to early fall|
|Mature Size||Upright shrub or small tree, reaching 15 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care|
|Landscape Use||Container, Houseplant|
|Design Ideas||Plant in bright shaded conditions to add an elegant, distinctive texture. Perfect for adding a tropical flair to any landscape. A striking container specimen even for cold winter areas, where it may be featured in courtyard or dappled shade patio in the warm season, then overwintered indoors in a bright location when temperatures drop.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Montbretia (Crocosmia); Banana Shrub (Michelia Figo); Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia); Chocolate Vine (Akebia); Clumping Bamboo (Fargesia)|
|Care||Provide organically rich, moist, well-drained soil. Thrives in bright shade to sun in cool summer climates. Protect from harsh sun in hot, dry summer areas. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL
Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:
Grow Indoors in All Zones
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.