Dwarf Umbrella Tree
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About Dwarf Umbrella Tree
Dwarf Umbrella Tree is a super popular houseplant 🌿 that is isn’t challenging to grow and needs regular watering to thrive.
Plant parents describe this plant as being a survivor and a fast grower with a whopping 6598 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟
⚠️ 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
How often to water your 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.
Water 0.5 cups every
Check the growing potential in your area
A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.
Finding light for Dwarf Umbrella Tree in your home
Dwarf Umbrella Tree may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.
Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth..️
Tampa, Florida currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.
How to fertilize Dwarf Umbrella Tree
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.
Dwarf Umbrella Tree is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!
Dwarf Umbrella Tree prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
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.
Yes, you may see your Dwarf Umbrella Tree bloom with the right amount of sunlight and water.
Dwarf Umbrella Tree grows vertically and new growth will emerge from the top of the plant.
USDA Hardiness Zone
Dwarf Umbrella Tree can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 10a-12b. Find your local hardiness zone here.
Dwarf Umbrella Tree can be propagated by the stem method. To propagate:
- Make a cut just above the node. The node is the break in the stem where the leaf emerges.
- To get the cutting to root, you can either:
- Place the cutting in water until roots emerge and are ~2” long and then transplant into well-draining soil, or
- Place the cutting directly into well-draining soil and water when dry.
Yellow leaves aren’t always a reason to panic, and can be a normal part of a plant’s life cycle. Unless brand new leaves are turning yellow or all the leaves change color at once, it’s likely just your plant shedding old leaves.
Overwatering and root rot are the most likely cause of problems in Dwarf Umbrella Tree, since they are sensitive to wet soil. The leaves may also appear to be curling or drooping. Less often, yellow leaves are caused by underwatering, nutrient deficiencies, or pests.
Replace soggy soil with fresh, dry soil and download Greg to make sure your plant never gets overwatered again!
Care Summary for Dwarf Umbrella Tree
Dwarf Umbrella Tree
0.5 cups every 9 days
< 3ft from a window
Repot after 2x growth
Based on your location in Tampa, Florida, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.
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