Umbrella Tree

General Information
Common Name Umbrella Tree
Family Araliaceae
Genus Brassaia
Species actinophylla
Cultivar ‘Amate’
Origin Asia, Australia
Category Foliage Plant
Common Uses Specimen

Plant in Photo
Container Size 14 in
Plant Height (photo) 05-06 in
Width 30-36 in
Form Multi

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General Description
Leaf Color Green
Texture Medium
Flower Color
General Heights Short to Tall

Container Sizes 10 in-17 in
Heights 03 ft-08 ft
Common or Rare Common
Forms Multi, Standard

Care Basics
Water Use Medium
Humidity Requirements Medium
Light Level Medium Light Preferred

Temperatures, Light and Air
Minimum Temperatures 50 F
Optimum Temperature 75 F
Minimum Light 200 Foot Candles
Optimum Light 400 Foot Candles
NASA Clean Air Study

Pests and Other Problems
Most Common Insect Problem Mealy Bug,Mites,Scale
Most Common Disease Problem Pseudomonas leaf spot,Xanthomonas blight,Alternaria leaf spot,Pythium root rot
Special Requirements or Needs
Poisonous None