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Schefflera actinophylla 'Amate'

Product number : 1SCAM3T15
DescriptionSpecifications

Origin
The Schefflera actinophylla 'Amate', also known as the umbrella plant, has its origin in the humid subtropical and tropical forests of Australia. This plant can be found in the wild along riverbanks and rainforests. The Schefflera actinophylla 'Amate' is part of the ivy family (Araliaceae).

Characteristics
The Schefflera actinophylla 'Amate' has a strikingly distinctive appearance with green leaves arranged in clusters, each consisting of 7 to 16 leaflets, giving the plant its typical umbrella look. The plant is capable of reaching a height of 15 metres in its natural environment, although it usually stays much smaller in indoor conditions. During the growth period, the plant develops red or pink flowers, growing in radiating clusters.

Care
The correct care of the Schefflera actinophylla 'Amate' includes a sunny to semi-shady location, preferably without direct midday sun. The plant requires regular watering, but it is essential to avoid water accumulation to prevent root rot. The ideal indoor temperature for the 'Amate' ranges between 18 and 22 degrees Celsius. The plant also requires a high humidity level, which can be achieved by regular spraying.

Schefflera actinophylla 'Amate'

3pp (120-140)
Height:
120
Width:
70
Potsize:
28/19
Combine with planter