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Jul 01, by phoenix on July 01, PM. hi there adagiosk8r, mine was doing the same thing about a year ago. i pretty much left it alone with the exception of"watching" it a little more and i noticed that it had lost 2 branches (leaves and all) but 2 new ones and started to grow, one after the other, in place of the lost ones. once the new. May 01, I also have an umbrella tree (schefflera-arboricola) is loosing leaves from the bottom.
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They come off in clumps. My plant is the one which has green and yellow through the leaves. I have had it about a month and it is a 10 gal plant. It was OK the first couple weeks. I asked when I bought it if it sheds leaves and they told me it didnt. Feb 19, If the soil remains wet for too long, root rot sets in on umbrella plant leaves, reports the University of Florida IFAS Extension.
Caused by fungi, the pathogens attack the roots, killing them so. Mar 18, If it was losing leaves right away, it may have arrived suffering some stress. Your watering sounds correct, but make sure the soil is not draining to quickly. Look carefully for signs of bugs or insects.
Here is a link that may help your determine a cause. treenotch.club