Scientific Name: Schefflera 'Arboricola' Common Name: Umbrella Plant
Gorgeous Fanning Foliage
Can grow into a lovely big tree given the space
Medium - Bright indirect light
Plant level: Very Easy
Our Umbrella Plant comes in a 15cm Nursery Pot.
Leaves that open out in the shape of an umbrella, this plant is a classic indoor companion. It is easy to care for and forgiving a little bit of underwatering and lower light conditions.
The Umbrella Plant, if left to grow, will reach a large height and if you would prefer it to stay smaller and bushier, pinch off new growth at the top which encourages the plant to fill out at lower levels.
CARE INSTRUCTIONS Follow these instructions to keep your Umbrella Plant healthy and happy.
Water:Water thoroughly and allow top 25-30% of soil to dry out before watering again. Be sure not to over water. Light: Medium to bright, indirect light. Humidity: Average or higher household humidity is sufficient Fertilize: Feed your plant monthly during its active growing period with diluted fertilizer. Only feed in the colder,dormant months if the plant is putting out new leaves.
We use a network of vetted couriers to safely deliver your order. The costs and delivery times are as follows:
Collections: 6 Roodehek Street, Gardens, Cape Town No Charge. We'll notify you once your order is ready, usually 1-2 days from order.
Cape Town & Surrounds R50 fee, delivery usually within 2-4 working days from order.
Major Centers (Jhb, Dbn etc) R85 fee, delivery usually within 4-7 working days from order.
Regional Areas (e.g. Hermanus) R100 fee, delivery 2-5 days from order (CPT regional), 4-7 days (rest of SA)
LARGE PLANTS (20cm nursery pot and above) A custom shipping rate will be calculated at checkout based on your address and number of items selected.
Unfortunately, we are not able to deliver to rural areas, such as farms.