Dwarf Umbrella Tree (Schefflera Arboricola)
Dwarf Umbrella Tree (Schefflera Arboricola) is a beautiful foliage plant to use inside the home. It’s very popular because it’s not an overly picky plant that can tolerate some neglect and a variety of home conditions. The umbrella plant is a multi trunk tree that can grow approx. 1.5 meters indoors. The Dwarf Umbrella Tree can tolerate low light areas making this an easy care plant.
Size (Can grow to)
Max Height 1.5 meters Max spread 1 meter
Choose a position that offers good light without direct sunlight if you want the best results, in time this will result in a neat bushy plant that will grow reasonably straight up and become tall and "tree" like. It is also low light tolerant, however you will need to pull back on the watering slightly.
Light. The Umbrella Plant loves to be growing in moist soil for really good growth to occur, but it will certainly accept some under watering. So if you forget to water it for a week or two after the soil last dried out, it should forgive you.