Plant Care Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte'

Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte'

4.8 out of 5 (4 experiences)

Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte' has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily

Also known as

Dwarf Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte'

Taxonomy

Heptapleurum arboricola 'Charlotte'
Heptapleurum
Araliaceae
Apiales

How to care for Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte'

💦 Water

How often to water your Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte'

Water needs for Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte'
0.5 cups
every 9

Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte' 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 Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte' 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.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte' in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte': 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 Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte' 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.

Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte' Water Frequency →

Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte' Root Rot →


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte' may have difficulty thriving and will drop leaves 🍃 without ample sunlight. Place it less than 3 feet from a window to maximize the potential for growth. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte' Light Requirements →

Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte' Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


💨 Humidity

Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte' doesn’t require additional humidity. Plants absorb most water through their root system rather than their leaves, so the best way to provide humidity for your plants is through watering the soil.

Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte' Humidity Needs →


🪴 Soil

Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte' does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!

When and How to Successfully Repot Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte' →


💩 Fertilizer

Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte' should be repotted after it doubles in size or once a year, whichever comes first. Fresh potting soil has all the nutrients your plant needs, so as long as it’s refreshed yearly, you shouldn’t need to use fertilizer. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!

How Much and When to Fertilize Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte' →


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte'

Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte'

Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte' has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Umbrella Tree 'Charlotte' has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
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leaf-1 45 Plants
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globe Bedford, NH
02/16/2021

has been through a lot, lost a lot of leaves, but still stands and it so pretty

Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor

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