Heptapleurum actinophyllum (formerly Schefflera actinophylla) 'Amate' - Australian Umbrella TreeRegular price $16.00
Glossy green leaves on a very fast growing plant that is reminiscent of those found in lush prehistoric jungles. The glossy leaves will develop more lobes as they mature, hence their nickname "Umbrella Plant" as their large, shiny, dark green leaves that drape down like the spokes of an umbrella.
Current Pot Size: 100mm
Synonyms: Umbrella Tree, Octopus Tree, Schefflera Amate
Endemic: South East Asia, Australia
Light: Bright indirect to full shade, Categories 4-5 (please see our blog on plant light requirements)
Soil: Well draining, moisture retaining - Indoor mix (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)
Fertiliser: As directed on your fertiliser of choice. Fortnightly or monthly during the growing season
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. Care must be taken if planting in the ground as their roots can be invasive.