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Schefflera Amate Soleil

Schefflera Amate Soleil

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Schefflera actinophylla 'Amate® Soleil'


Uses: Houseplant, Patio Plant, Tropical Shrub

Benefits: Bright chartreuse evergreen leaves and gorgeous burgundy stems. Air purifier. 

Zones: 10 - 12

Sun: Bright, indirect (strong, full sun may cause leaf burn)

Life Cycle: Perennial 

Mature Height: 10'

Mature Width: 5'


Schefflera actinophylla 'Amate® Soleil'a dwarf cultivar of Umbrella Plantis a tropical evergreen shrub that's known for its beautiful, bright, large glossy leaves that have a very unique chartreuse (yellow-green) color.

Typical umbrella plants (standard Schefflera actinophylla) are typically fast growers that reach an average mature height of 25'. The 'Amate® Soleil' variety; however, is a slow to medium grower that reaches a mature height of around 10'. This difference of height and growth rate makes the Schefflera Amate a fantastic houseplant or patio plant option. 

In addition to providing year-round beauty, Schefflera Amate is known to purify the air of a variety of toxins such as benzene, formaldehyde and toluene.

With an average life span of 10 years, you're sure to appreciate its beauty and benefits for years to come.


Schefflera Care

Schefflera actinophylla 'Amate® Soleil' is typically grown as a houseplant. It also does great as a patio plant or outdoor tropical. It should not be exposed to temperatures below 50°F for any prolonged period of time. 

Schefflera Amate is known to tolerate full sun, but does best with bright, indirect light or an area that is partially shaded (with the shade blocking strong afternoon sun). 

Fertilize as required, especially if planted in poor soil. Potted plants should be given regular fertilizations between the months of April and September. Winter fertilizations may be given, but should not be as strong.  Our slow release plant food is a good fertilizer option. 

Keep its soil moist, but not wet. Irrigate during establishment, and during periods of drought. 

Does best in temperatures between 65°F and 95°F.


Size of Schefflera Amate for Sale Online

The Schefflera actinophylla 'Amate® Soleil' that we sell online will ship in a greenhouse grade grow pot. Each plant will be appropriately sized for its pot. Please contact us with any specific questions.

Size of Schefflera Amate When Fully Grown

Schefflera actinophylla 'Amate® Soleil' typically grows to a mature height of 10' and a width of 5'. 

Additional Information

Common Names of Schefflera actinophylla

  • Umbrella Plant

  • Umbrella Tree

  • Starleaf

  • Chartreuse Schefflera

Toxicity and Risks of Schefflera

Schefflera actinophylla 'Amate® Soleil' is known for its toxicity to both people and to pets.

Vomiting, diarrhea, excessive salivation, abdominal pain, kidney failure, and/or death can occur after the ingestion of this plant's sap—which contains needle-shaped crystals of calcium oxalate called raphides (known to cause kidney stones in humans). Chewing or biting into this plant will release crystal filled sap causing tissue penetration and irritation the mouth and GI tract.

Allergic dermatitis (skin inflammation) and swelling of the skin can occur after repeated skin exposure to this sap.

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Shipping Details

  • Free shipping on orders over $199*! We normally only ship our live plants on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays to help prevent weekend layovers. There is a processing period of up to three days on any order placed. Please check out our shipping policy or contact us with any other questions.

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Electa O.

The plant came really beautiful and so healthy, I have not words for it, so in love with my beautiful plant. Thank you.

Tillman W.

Thank you! Packaged really well, for one * the plant itself is gorgeous! I love the color, probably the best shefflera there is.