Sunlight : Schefflera or Dwarf umbrella plant grows in indirect sunlight, semi shade and shade conditions. Direct sunlight will scorch the leaves.
Watering : Requires correct watering, daily once depending on how dry the environment is. Wait till the soil is completely dry and then water thoroughly. Over-watering (too often) will stress the plant root system. Water quantity will depend on the size of the planter.
Soil : Requires well drained standard potting mix.
Best Suited Planter : Scheffelera will grow well in any medium to large planter. A wide range from 8 inch to 14 inch planters may be used. Terracotta, Black Terracotta, Ceramic, and Metal, enhance the beauty of the plant.
Fertilizers : Fertilize in small quantities once a year by addition of liquid manure to the existing soil for the better growth and life of plant.