The Schefflera actinophylla is a relatively new introduction for Asia and is also called Umbrella Tree. The Umbrella Tree is easy to grow with low maintenance requirements making it a popular houseplant.
With big, bold glossy leaves its sure to bring a tropical feel to your home or garden. The Umbrella Tree likes nice bright indirect sunlight. Avoid the direct sun it will cause burning of your plant. The Umbrella Tree will tolerate lower light levels indoors, just remember to turn your plant every now and then as it grows towards the sun.
Like most indoor plants they don't require a lot of watering. Make sure it has well-drained soil. Watering when the top layer of soil is dry.