Umbrella plant growing shrub or tree of the genus Schefflera also known as Schefflera actinophylla, Umbrella plant perennial evergreen used as ornamental hedge plant, can grow in tropics, mediterranean or subtropics climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 9+.
Leaves color green some variety can be variegated green with yellow in oval shape the leaves connected in the base eight leaves and create like umbrella shape.
Umbrella plant flower
Flower color can be: red, white, orange, purple or yellow, flowers small grow on the top of the plant and grow in stems and create like an octopus shape in inflorescence
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Requirements for Umbrella plant growing and care:
Well drained soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
Moth larvae, aphids
How to prune:
For design and control
Size of the plant?
1-20 m, 3-60 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Winter / Spring
General information about the flower
Small flowers grow on the top of the plant and grow in stems and create like an octopus shape in inflorescence, color can be: red, white, orange, purple or yellow