umbrella tree


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A WHILE we usually grow the Schleffera, or umbrella tree, as a house plant, in warm and sheltered parts of Britain it is sometimes grown out of doors as a hedge.
Varieties include weeping fig (Ficus benjamina), bougainvillea, acacia, primrose jasmine, umbrella tree and hibiscus, and some are sub-tropical or tropical dwarf plants including Sageretia theezans and Carmona microphylla (Fukien Tea).
He was showing a plant that I exhibited at a garden at the Chelsea Flower Show in 2004 - Schefflera taiwaniana, a hardy version of the umbrella tree introduced in to the UK by Crug Farm nursery in Caernarfon, Gwynedd.
But there are many others such as the original Bramley Seedling apple tree, the topiarised Umbrella Tree, the Cage Pollard beech at Burnham Beeches which featured in the film Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, and the wild cherry at Studley Royal, a great house near Ripon - possibly planted by John Aislabie, the disgraced MP behind the 18th century South Sea Bubble economic collapse.
Christmas Under the Umbrella Tree:Holiday traditions are explored with the characters from the popular program, including caroling and decorating the umbrella tree.