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Schefflera procumbens is a climbing epiphyte, with gray bark, palmate leaves on petioles up to 20 cm in length, and cream-colored, globular fruits in clusters.

Schefflera (pronounced /???fl?r?/) is a genus in the flowering plant family Araliaceae. The plants are trees, shrubs or lianas, growing 1-30 m tall, with woody stems and palmately-compound leaves. The circumscription of the genus has varied greatly. Phylogenetic studies have shown that the widely-used broad circumscription as a pantropical genus of over 700 species is polyphyletic, but it remains to be seen how this will affect the classification of the genus. More

(Agri-mycin) on scheffleras is not advisable due to development of severe chlorosis of new growth on many cultivars. More

Controlling the Dwarf Schefflera with its smaller leaves is much less of a problem. Defoliation is probably best limited to once per year unless you grow the trees in extra artificial light and they are extremely vigorous. Schefflera with many new branches forming after the top was cut off and the old leaves were removed. More