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SCHEFFLERA ACTINOPHYLLA. Australian Umbrella Tree. 

The Schefflera Actinophylla more commonly known as the Umbrella Tree is native to the rainforests of Australia and New Guinea but in the UK is grown as a very oranmental and decorative houseplant. Usually multi-trunked it has bright green palmate leaves made up of between 7-16 individual leaflets radiating out in an umbrella-like fashion. Flowers rarely appear on indoor plants. 

Easy to care for, these plants bring a piece of the jungle indoors. 


These large specimen indoor house plants are exceptional quality from specialist growers. Photos 1-8 show some of the actual plants in stock now 2024.  Please Note: Heights stated include pot sizes.

Click into the "Height" box and price of each plant is shown next to its size. UK delivery is FREE on all our plants.


To PRE-ORDER please contact us: with your requirements or alternatively reserve by choosing 'Manual' payments at checkout (where no payment is taken until just before delivery).


SCHEFFLERA ACTINOPHYLLA. Australian Umbrella Tree.

  • Latin Name: Scheflera Actinophylla.

    Common Name: Australian Umbrella Tree, Queensland Umbrella Tree, Octopus Tree, Australian Ivy Plant, Amate.

    Origin: Australia, New Guinea and Java.

    Hardiness: Protect from frost and draughts. 

    Growth Characteristics: Evergreen tree. Usually multi-trunked. Bright green palmate leaves made up of 7-16 individual leaflets. Easy to care for. 

    Sunlight: Bright spot, but can tolerate a shady one.

    Exposure: Indoor Houseplant. 

    Soil: Rich. Well drained soil.

    Moisture: Water regularly through the growing season, less in winter. Mist occasionally. Do not let sit in water.

    Feeding: Feed once a month through summer with a liquid feed.

  • Available For Delivery Now 2024.


    All palms and plants have been imported with phytosanitary certificates from top quality growers

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