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Schefflera that is sort of rare for the bay area.


By Stan510

Schefflera that is sort of rare for the bay area. (Schefflera actinophylla (Australian Ivy-palm))

I've seen very few and this one has one of the nicest layering of leaves on it.
It's really more of the "All new climate" of the bay area in the last 20 years or so.

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Looks a really standout tree, Stan. I do like the ‘layering’, looks a little unusual in a good way too.

13 Nov, 2020



Rare? I’ve seen many in the SF Bay Area.

18 Nov, 2020


Overall..still rare to see a large one. When you do,it stands out.

18 Nov, 2020


I have one that’s 7 ft tall. It popped up in one my plants less than two years ago probably from a seed from a bird.

21 Nov, 2020


That's how they grow in the wild. Some start out as air plants...somehow get roots down to the ground.
I remember last year my S.arboricola bloomed and had seeds. I think it skipped this year and it was even a warmer summer.
I know I saw a photo Andy of three S.arboricola,all green,that has reached some huge size in socal. Maybe 30' and were in full bloom. Awesome. I wish I could find that photo again.
My variegated I never pruned this year. This whole covid thing really slowed me down. Wasn't feeling so inspired I guess.

21 Nov, 2020

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