How To Grow Umbrella Tree


Umbrella Tree (Schefflera actinophylla ‘Amate Soleil’) is a cultivar that can be grown indoors in a pot. In its natural environment the species can grow up to 15m high!

Position – Indoors in a well lit spot and away from direct sunlight
Water – Water when the top 2-3cm of potting mix feels dry
Soil – Yates Premium Potting Mix
When To Grow – All year round

How To Grow

Step 1 – Choose a spot indoors that is well lit but away from direct sunlight, like a windowsill or coffee table.
Step 2 – Fill the pot (halfway) with Yates Premium Potting Mix.
Step 3 – Remove the plant from the container, gently tease the roots and cut away any matted or tangled roots.
Step 4 – Position in hole and backfill with potting mix, gently firming down. Water in well keeping the water away from the leaves.
Step 5 – After the initial water, water each time after checking if the top 2-3cm of the potting mix has dried.
Step 6 – Feed regularly with with Yates Thrive All Purpose Liquid Plant Food to promote strong root development and healthy foliage.

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