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Schefflera taiwaniana
Common Name: Umbrella Tree Family: Araliaceae (The Aralia Family)

Schefflera taiwaniana
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Notes:
This superlative shrub or small tree from Taiwan has gorgeous palmate foliage sometimes held with orange or red pedicels (leaf stems) in winter. Like most members of the aralia family it blooms in fall. Numerous species from Asia are potentially hardy for us including this one. Schefflera taiwaniana has been bone hardy in the Pacific Northwest and BC through the armageddon winters of 2008/09 and 2010/2011.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Forest edges and understories.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourGreen 
TypeShrub  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height10-15'  Bloom TimeFall 
Spread5-8'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposurePart Shade Part Sun Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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