The Umbrella Tree has its origin in Taiwan, in a subtropical climate. It is one of the fastest-growing indoors-trees, you can have at home. It is the perfect match for anyone who likes watching plants grow and evolve from day to day. The Umbrella Tree is easy to care for and is well suited as a ”beginner plant".
Botanical name: Schefflera arboricola
Watering: The Umbrella Tree is fond of slightly moist soil. When the top half of the soil is dry, it is time to water. Usually this is approx. once a week or every two weeks depending on the season.
Location: Your Umbrella Tree will thrive the best in a bright location, near a window. It tolerates direct sunlight, but thrives better in indirect light.
Temperature: The Umbrella Tree thrives at room temperatures from 15-30 °C.
Cutting and trimming: Does your Umbrella Tree grow wild? Then simply trim the plant, so that it keeps its circular crown. This way the plant will use its energy on growing more compact and full-bodied.