Umbrella tree

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Umbrella tree
Scientific Name : Schefflera actinophylla
Family : Araliaceae
Common Name : Umbrella tree
Syn: Brassaia actinophylla.          A very tall tree with showy foliage. This tree can be controlled by regular trimming to desired shape & size. If grown in large pots, they can be displayed indoors too. Though the tree has flowers, it is more suitable as a foliage plant.
Propagation : Stem cuttings, air layering
Longevity : Perennial