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Plant Info & Care

Pet Friendly No

Considered to be toxic to pets if ingested.

Care Level Low

Easy to care for.

Light Medium

Prefers medium levels of indirect light.

Water Low

Water well and then allow the soil to dry out between each watering.

Humidity Medium

Enjoys humidity. Spritz occasionally.

Air Quality Excellent

Cleans, filters and purifies the air in your home or office.

Plant Bio

One of the fastest growing houseplants, Umbrella Plants can be kept short and bushy or grow all the way up to the ceiling. Since they're easy to take care of, they're great for first time plant parents.

Roots

Native to Taiwan, this plant is part of the Araliaceae family, which has between 600 and 900 plants.

Fun Facts

Also known as an Octopus Tree. Found as trees, shrubs and lianas, they can grow anywhere from 4 - 20 metres tall.

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Absolutely Gorgeous
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umbrella plant
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Cute
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Umbrella plants
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A perfect plant