It’s hard not to love a plant with glossy eye-catching foliage and a stunning form; oh yes it is. I’ve grown plenty of the schefflera plants for years (there are quite a few of them on the market now) but this is my favorite. I want to share these Schefflera Amate care and growing tips so your home can have some wild and wonderful tropical vibes.
The elongated leaves of the Schefflera plant liken its shape to that of an umbrella. Thus its nickname, the Umbrella Tree, makes a lot of visual sense. Originating in Taiwan and South China, the Schefflera plant can grow to be approximately 13 feet tall but averages only 1 to 6 feet in height. Popular Schefflera plant species include Schefflera amate and Schefflera arboricola. Schefflera arboricola has larger leaves than other species and is native to Australia.
Perhaps the most fascinating thing about this plant is the fact that it acts as a natural air freshener and detoxifier. The leaves expectedly release oxygen, but they also absorb pollutants from the air. The combination of its attractive leaves and detoxifying powers makes the Schefflera plant a very popular Our experts at Ambius know how popular the Schefflera plants are, and can help improve your business or office environment.