Plant Care Schefflera Amate Plant

Schefflera Amate Plant

Reviewed by: None | Last Updated: 02/25/2022

Also known as

Australian Umbrella Tree


Schefflera amate

How to care for Schefflera Amate Plant


How often to water your Schefflera Amate Plant

Water needs for Schefflera Amate Plant
0.5 cups
every 9

Schefflera Amate Plant needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Schefflera Amate Plant

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Australian Umbrella Tree in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Schefflera Amate Plant: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Schefflera Amate Plant 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.

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How to fertilize Schefflera Amate Plant

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Schefflera Amate Plant: repot after 2X growth

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 Schefflera Amate Plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Schefflera Amate Plant

Schefflera Amate Plant

Schefflera Amate Plant

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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