Areca Palm - 0.5 kg Seeds

Areca palm is clump-growing with ringed, bamboo-like stems and yellow leaf-ribs. The foliage is evergreen.
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About Areca Palm

The areca palm (Chrysalidocarpus lutescens or Dypsis lutescens), also called the yellow butterfly palm and golden cane palm is one of the easiest palm trees to grow indoors. The Areca palm very rarely flowers potted or indoors.

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Seeds Specifications

Common Name Areca palm, yellow butterfly palm, and golden cane palm
Height 6 to 7 feet
Flower Colour Bright yellow
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Water a plant when the soil feels dry to touch
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season
  • Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10am
  • You should remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and throw in the garbage collector
  • You should prune and fertilize a plant mostly in the spring season
  • When a plant grows beyond its limit and pot size not providing enough space for the spread of roots, re-pot with fresh soil and some fertilizer
  • While re-potting, try not to disturb the roots
  • Avoid any drastic change in the provided environment otherwise, the plants may get stress/shock
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment

Areca Palm care

  • Take a suitable size pot with a soilless potting mix
  • You can add 1 part compost plus 1 part sand, to its 2 parts soil
  • Using a knife, give a cut to the fibrous husk that covers the seed and peel it off to get the smooth seed inside
  • Bury the seed in the soilless potting mix to a depth so that its top surface is just barely visible
  • keep the top couple of inches of potting mix moist
  • The areca palm will typically germinate within two to six weeks
  • Humidity levels of 60 to 70% are ideal
  • 25 to 27 degrees C will be an ideal temperature while germinating
Sunlight Full sun to partial shade
Watering Moderate
Soil Chalky, Loamy, Sandy soil, and moist but well-drained.
Temperature 22 to 30 degrees C
Fertilizer Prefer an organic fertilizer.

Areca Palm special feature

Beautiful foliage

Areca Palm uses

Ornamental Use:

  • It is widely used for an ornamental purpose
  • It will enhance the beauty of the entrance,

Frequently Asked Questions

How tall do areca palm grow?

On average areca palm grows 6 to 7 feet

What color are areca palm ?

A areca palm plant bears flowers of color Bright yellow

How hard is areca palm to grow?

A areca palm is Easy to grow

How much sunlight does a areca palm need?

A areca palm prefers Full sun to partial shade

How much water does a areca palm need?

A areca palm prefers watering Moderate

What kind of soil does a areca palm need?

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy soil, and moist but well-drained.

What temperature does a areca palm like?

22 to 30 degrees C

How should I fertilize my areca palm ?

Prefer an organic fertilizer.


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