Queensland Umbrella Tree – Schefflera actinophylla

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Multi trunked beuty that makes for a spectacularly interesting bonsai.

Scheffleras form aerial roots which makes them ideal for dramatic bonsai forms. The strong surface rooting and fleshy roots makes root-over-rock styles very easy and gratifying.  

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Scheffleras form aerial roots which makes them ideal for dramatic bonsai forms. The strong surface rooting and fleshy roots makes root-over-rock styles very easy and gratifying.  

Bonsai Difficulty

Beginner

Bonsai Styles

Informal Upright, Root Over Rock

Bonsai Size

Large (80-200cm)

Position/Sunlight

Part Shade

Additional Features

Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants

In the Garden

Sporting dramatic foliage, the tree is usually multi-trunked, and the flowers develop at the top of the tree. It often grows as an hemiepiphyte on other rainforest trees. It also produces racemes up to 2 m long containing up to 1,000 small red flowers. Flowering begins in early summer and typically continues for several months.

Propagation

Adaptable and easy-going, it will thrive indoors in good light or outdoors and makes a fantastic indoor plant. As a tropical species, it prefers a frost-free environment, but can tolerate very light frosts. Drought tolerant when established.

Common Name:Queensland Umbrella Tree
Scientific Name:Schefflera actinophylla
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 30
Climate:Subtropical, Tropical
Ideal Soil pH:Any
Soil Type:Clay, Loam, Sand
Position/Sunlight:Part Shade
Watering:Medium
Flower Colour:Red
Bonsai Difficulty:Beginner
Bonsai Styles:Informal Upright, Root Over Rock
Bonsai Size:Large (80-200cm)
Tree Full Height:10-15m
Tree Full Width:5-10m
Foliage:Evergreen
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
Climate:Subtropical, Tropical
Additional Features:Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants
Growing Information

In the Garden

Sporting dramatic foliage, the tree is usually multi-trunked, and the flowers develop at the top of the tree. It often grows as an hemiepiphyte on other rainforest trees. It also produces racemes up to 2 m long containing up to 1,000 small red flowers. Flowering begins in early summer and typically continues for several months.

Propagation

Adaptable and easy-going, it will thrive indoors in good light or outdoors and makes a fantastic indoor plant. As a tropical species, it prefers a frost-free environment, but can tolerate very light frosts. Drought tolerant when established.

Product Details
Common Name:Queensland Umbrella Tree
Scientific Name:Schefflera actinophylla
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 30
Climate:Subtropical, Tropical
Ideal Soil pH:Any
Soil Type:Clay, Loam, Sand
Position/Sunlight:Part Shade
Watering:Medium
Flower Colour:Red
Bonsai Difficulty:Beginner
Bonsai Styles:Informal Upright, Root Over Rock
Bonsai Size:Large (80-200cm)
Tree Full Height:10-15m
Tree Full Width:5-10m
Foliage:Evergreen
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
Climate:Subtropical, Tropical
Additional Features:Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants