Description: Also known as the Australian Umbrella Tree, this large, popular houseplant showcases attractive, large glossy oval foliage grouped at the ends of stems in groups of six. They remain green all year long, protruding from handsome burgundy stems. Native to the shady underside of rainforest canopies in Australia and New Guinea, this fast-growing tropical prefers a humid environment. A tray of pebbles and water beneath the pot, or a small humidifier could be beneficial during winter months.
Watering: Does best in average to evenly moist soil, will not tolerate standing water. Allow the soil to dry out almost completely between waterings.
Growth Rate: Vigorous
Sun or Shade: Medium to bright, indirect light
Difficulty level: Fairly Easy
GUARANTEE: Peter Knippel Nursery Inc. agrees to replace once at no charge, any tree, shrub or evergreen purchased at regular retail price, which fails to grow in the first year from date of purchase.
Roses are guaranteed for the duration of the first growing season (from Spring to Fall) from the date of purchase.
Plants purchased on sale are guaranteed to the sale price only.
In no case shall Peter Knippel Nursery Inc. be liable for more than the amount of the original purchase price.
NOT COVERED: The guarantee does not apply to annuals, tropicals, houseplants, perennials, above-ground planters, sod, bulbs, seeds, customer plants which have been transplanted or ‘final sale’ items. Roses are not guaranteed over the winter months.
We do not guarantee against losses due to vandalism, theft, mechanical or chemical injury, animal damage, pest damage, neglect, improper care or severe weather conditions beyond our control.
CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITY: The purchaser agrees to follow proper planting, maintenance, watering frequency and winter protection.
If replacement is necessary, the customer is responsible for presenting the failed plant material and the original purchase invoice.