Schefflera arboricola - Dwarf Umbrella PlantRegular price $15.00
Glossy green leaves on a very fast growing but easy to care for plant that is reminiscent of those found in lush jungles from the days of the dinosaurs. The glossy, ovate leaves will develop more lobes as they mature from 4-12 leaflets, hence their nickname "Umbrella Plant" as their leaves look like many umbrellas on a tree.
Current Pot Size: 100mm
Synonyms: Umbrella Tree, Heptapleurum arboricolum
Light: Filtered Light to Full Shade - Category 3-4 (please see our blog on plant light requirements)
Soil: Well draining, moisture retaining - Soil type x (please see our blog on soil requirements)
Fertiliser: As directed on your fertiliser of choice. Fortnightly or monthly during the growing season (please see our blog on plant food)
Watering: Don't over water, they like to dry out between waterings.
Maintenance: Regular upsizing is required as this is a fast growing, hardy plant.