Schefflera arboricola "Trinette"
Use: Informal hedge or bedding plant used in sun or shade.
CLOSEUP OF "TRINETTE" FOLIAGE
Characteristics: Trinette has an interesting shape to its leaves, but its most noteworthy characteristic is its ease of maintenance in the landscape. Trinette grows at medium speed, has very low water requirements, and has very low nutritional requirements. It is very reliable and easy to care for.
Trimming: Shear every other month to maintain a uniform "hedge look", or hand prune as needed for stragglers.
Fertilization: Fertilize in March, June and October with a well-balanced, granular Palm fertilizer.