Brassia actinophylla variegated - Plant
Description for Brassia actinophylla variegated
Umbrella Tree is a large ornamental tree.Plants will reach 30 m tall. Plants are easy to grow, but need some pruning to keep them in bounds. The plants are hardy in the landscape. Brassaia actinophylla needs full sun to partial shade with a rich well drained soil mix. Plants are fairly fast growing.
It grows well in warm, humid climate in both semi shade and full sun. The tree is often grown in gardens, also sultablefor keeping indoors.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Australian Umbrella Plant, Schefflera, Octopus Tree, Queensland Umbrella Tree, Brassaia||Red||January, February, March, April, May||8 to 12 meters||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Enrich the soil with leaf mold or well-rotted organic matter to encourage good drainage. Dig a hole 2 to 3 times as deep as the bulbs are high and set the bulb in the hole pointy side up. Fill the hole with soil and tamp gently. Space bulbs at a distance equal to 3 times the bulbÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s diameter. For a good effect, plant plants in groups of 3 to 5 bulbs.
|Sun growing, Semi shade, Shade growing||well-drained soil||Normal, Can tolerate less, Can tolerate more||75Â°F||apply to organic fertilizer|
Caring for Brassia actinophylla variegated
- Feed plants on a regular basis before and throughout the blooming cycle (avoid chemical fertilizers and pesticides if youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re harvesting for the kitchen).Once a month between April and July, apply a balanced granular fertilizer (5-10-5 or 5-10-10). Allow Ã‚Â¾ to 1 cup for each bush, and sprinkle it around the drip line, not against the stem.
January, February, March, April, May
Typical uses of Brassia actinophylla variegated
Special features: Low-maintenance potted plant.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
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