UMBRELLA TREE

UMBRELLA TREE

BOTANICAL NAME: Schefflera arboricola
ORIGIN: Taiwan in East Asia and Hainan in South China

LIGHT: Tolerated low-light, prefers bright, indirect light
WATER: Let the soil dry, then water thoroughly
SOIL: Well-draining, rich, loose soil with organic compost
AIR: Warm, high humidity, thrives in tropical temperatures

CARE: Spray the leaves frequently.

TRIVIA: It can grow 12 to 15 feet tall outdoor but maximum 6 feet indoor. Sometimes grows on other trees as an epiphyte.

WARNING: Toxic to children and pets if ingested