Variegated Schefflera


A playful houseplant with umbrella-shaped leaf formations, the Variegated Schefflera is a must-have houseplant in your collection. Spotted with creamy yellows and deep greens, its compact shape, bold patterns, and easy-going nature means it’s a perfect beginner-friendly gift for a new plant parent. This plant enjoys low to bright indirect light and infrequent waterings. You can keep its leaves clean by dusting often.

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Regularly trim your Variegated Schefflera to keep it looking its best. Removing discolored or crispy leaves will help to encourage healthy new growth.

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Details & Care


LG—18"-30" tall (including recycled plastic Ecopot) Size Guide


No-fuss—Easy Care


Low to Bright Indirect

Pet Friendly

No—Toxic and not pet-friendly

Air Cleaner

Yes—Releases oxygen and absorbs pollutants

What's Included
  • Healthy plant pre-potted with premium soil
    • Plant size: 18″-30″ tall (including pot)
  • Ecopots pot and saucer
    • Pot: 9.8″ diameter, 8.6″ tall
    • Saucer: 10.5″ diameter
  • All the tips and tricks for expert-level care

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The undemanding Variegated Schefflera is graceful with small, oval-shaped leaves spotted with yellow and cream variegation. This lush plant is known as the octopus plant due to its leaves arranged in a circular fashion in groups of five to nine leaflets. It’s easy-going, which makes it perfect to gift to a family member or friend in need of some greenery in their home, or simply to add to your own plant collection.

Native to Taiwan and South China, the Variegated Schefflera enjoys low to bright indirect light and the occasional boost of humidity. This slow-growing houseplant is both undemanding and low-maintenance, making for a great addition to that special spot in your home and for those with limited time for plant care.

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Botanical Name

Heptapleurum arboricola 'Variegated'

Common Name(s)

Variegated Schefflera