This guide will teach you about the umbrella plant, its propagation methods and how to care for it. Believe me, this’ll be a breeze.
If you’re someone who likes gardening then this is perfect for you! It’s really easy to take care of since there are so many different types of umbrellas out there.
The umbrella plant can be taken care of in any style you want. If you want an easy, hassle-free plant that requires little work then the umbrella plant might just be right up your alley. They’re also great for decorating if you’re not into flowers or something like that.
The general term umbrella plant is used to refer to almost all of the pink or red flowered members in the genus Spathiphyllum . A common name for this type of plant is Peace Lilly.
The elephant ear plant is also called an umbrella plant. This is a flowering type which is really easy to take care of. It’s called umbrellas in the truest sense of the word because it gives off a beautiful look when it’s growing in the sunlight.
The butterfly bush or butterfly plant is another form of the umbrella plant and it has baby leaves on its leaves that give off a white appearance. This can grow up to 3ft if you’re lucky enough to have one. However, it is also known as the elephant ear plant.
Different Types of Umbrella Plants
Now, if you’re wondering what umbrella plants are like then let me tell you that it is different in almost every way. They come in different colors and shapes but they’re all types of the umbrella plant. There’s no one umbrella plant and they come in many different forms.
All of the umbrella plants are easy to take care of so don’t worry about that aspect. As long as you take the proper care of them they’ll be happy. They might be able to grow much taller than you think.
All of the umbrella plants are by definition flowering plants. The blooming part is essential in any form of an umbrella plant. It is a great extravagance that they can grow up to 3ft tall if they’re lucky enough to have the right conditions. They might take up to 9 months to bloom, but when they do it’s something truly spectacular.
How to Care For Umbrella Plants
You don’t have to keep them in a pot and it’s best if you don’t. You can just replant the plants so that they can grow even bigger and stronger over time.
There are no specific care instructions for umbrella plant, but I will tell you what we did in our family’s case. We just planted them on the soil with a piece of paper to reflect sunlight on them. We watered them if the paper was getting dry.
How to Propagate Umbrella Plants
The best way to propagate umbrella plants is with proper care and attention. This can be done in many different ways. You can propagate them by planting them in the soil or by taking the leafs and planting them in water. This will cause the roots to sprout and then you can plant it back into the soil.
When you take the leafs and plant it in water, make sure you don’t do this right after a thunderstorm because it might cause too much water. You can plant them once they have dried up.