The observations in this post are from a number of adult “Shefflera elegantissima” trees in the city of
The leaves of this tree are similar to in size and shape to those of the Schefflera actinophylla (Umbrella tree) except that they have a pronounced serration and tend to be a bit darker tone of green.
The flowers of the False Aralia are large and branch off into multiple clusters of little ball like blossoms, with 5-
I´ve photograped a tree that I believe is about a big as this species normally grows. It was about 25-
The difference between the leaves on a young tree vs. an adult tree is that the leaves of the young tree are very slender (1/2 inch wide - 1.5-
This tree is related to the Umbrella tree and the Dwarf Umbrella tree