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Schefflera, Umbrella Tree
Brassaia actinophylla (Schefflera)


Evergreen tropical tree with palmately compound leaves consisting of entire, 5-10 inch long glossy leaflets; single or multi-stemmed bush

Plant Form or Habit: arborial

Plant Use: floor plant

Exposure: medium

Flower Color: umbels, not important

Blooming Period:

Height: 40 feet native; 10 feet indoors

Width: depends on environment

Foliage Texture: coarse

Heat Tolerance: medium

Water Requirements: medium

Additional Comments: Provide bright light out of any drafts; allow to dry between waterings; watch for spider mites in hot, dry locations.


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