Shrubbing planet Id

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Shrubbing planet Id

Postby Saidey » Mon Sep 08, 2014 4:21 pm

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Hi guys,
Another planet Id request please. This one looks nice , I'm in Brisbane just on the north side and this planet has been in full bloom as in the photo for the past 10months, I haven't noticed any flower buds or anything.
Any help would be appreciated as I would consider buying more if it's ok!

Thanks, Jeremy
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Re: Shrubbing planet Id

Postby tam » Mon Sep 08, 2014 10:35 pm

It is an umbrella tree shrub.
They can grow 3/4 mtrs high and are very easy to strike as cuttings. I also have the varigated plant.
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Re: Shrubbing planet Id

Postby bubba louie » Tue Sep 09, 2014 9:38 pm

It's considered an invasive species by some and has a very aggressive root system.
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Re: Shrubbing planet Id

Postby Tropicgardener » Sun Sep 14, 2014 6:29 pm

This one looks like one of the dwarf schefflera species.......The plain green one is quite vigorous but I haven't really found it to be a great problem. The nicest and best behaved one I find is Schefflera 'Madam De Smet'
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