Dwarf Umbrella Tree
4.6 out of 5 (264 experiences)
About Dwarf Umbrella Tree
Dwarf Umbrella Tree is a super popular houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
Plant parents describe this plant as being a survivor and a fast grower with a whopping 4884 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟
Dwarf Umbrella Tree likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
Dwarf Umbrella Tree belongs to the schefflera genus, and is native to Taiwan.
⚠️ Dwarf Umbrella Tree is not safe to consume. If you, a family member, or a pet has ingested any amount of plant material contact Poison Control, US (800) 222-1222, or your veterinarian. If you have children, cats, or dogs in the home, we suggest keeping this plant out of reach.
How to care for Dwarf Umbrella Tree
Dwarf Umbrella Tree needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Tampa, Florida.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 16th, 2022
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Tampa is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determining…
January 14th, 2022
Tampa is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Tampa is expected to increase by 10.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 11.7 megajoules of energy per m2 per d…
January 14th, 2022
This month, Tampa is getting an average of 8.1 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 3.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.6 total hours of daylig…
Dwarf Umbrella Tree love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Tampa, Florida ⛅.
Dwarf Umbrella Tree does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Dwarf Umbrella Tree after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
What other plant parents say
this was like one of my first plants and she is quite big i love her but she’s a little leggy,,, a lot leggy….. and she got an infestation that spread to all my other plants……………… anyway i have a love hate relationship with her cause she’s so cute but also i’m always terrified of an infestation