I'm Schefflera Amate, or Umbrella Plant! If you're looking for a plant that can grow super fast and look beautiful in your home, then look no further! I don't need much out of our relationship, all I ask for is a little maintenance with making sure I have enough water and am well fed if you want me become one of the tallest plants in your home. My friends would describe me as the wild and tropical kind of plant!
Difficulty: easy to care for
Light Needed: moderate, medium light
Water: moderate, only when soil is dry
This Schefflera Amate is a fast-growing and easy houseplant! Commonly known as the umbrella tree, the leaves of this plant have umbrella like arrangements. The lush, green leaves help to filter the air in your space, making this a popular plant for bedrooms.
Size: Medium (6”)
Where I’m From: Australia and New Guinea
Botanical Name: Schefflera Actinophylla
Nicknames: Schefflera Amate, Umbrella Plant, Octopus Tree, Australian Umbrella Tree, Queensland umbrella tree
Favorite Hangout Spots: Any room in your home!