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What type of fertilizer does my Dwarf umbrella tree need?

Dwarf umbrella tree
Schefflera arboricola
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The fertilizer for a Dwarf umbrella tree has a specific blend of nutrients, each of which is present in relatively low amounts. An ideal fertilizer will have an N-P-K ratio of 3-1-2. However, a general-purpose fertilizer that has an even blend of nutrients can work well in some cases. Still, even when using a balanced fertilizer, the ratio number representing the volume of each nutrient should be at 3 or lower.
The fertilizer you use can be either granular or liquid based. If you choose to use a liquid-based fertilizer, it is often best to dilute the strength by half. While there is not much downside to granular fertilizer, it is often most sensible to use liquid fertilizer, especially if you feed your Dwarf umbrella tree while you supply water.
Dwarf umbrella tree (Schefflera arboricola)
Dwarf umbrella tree
A species of Schefflera, Also known as Umbrella tree
Botanical name: Schefflera arboricola
Genus: Schefflera
Description
Dwarf umbrella tree (*Schefflera arboricola*) is an evergreen, multi-stemmed shrub native to China. It is commonly grown as a houseplant or a garden plant in milder climates for its decorative palmate compound leaves. The leaves contain calcium oxalates, which can damage internal organs when ingested. It shouldn't be confused with the Australian umbrella tree, *Schefflera actinophylla*.
Garden Use
Plants in the genus Schefflera are small evergreen trees or shrubs. They make excellent indoor foliage plants. They are very strong, adaptable, easy to care for, and have a beautiful, graceful shape.
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