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Areca Palm (Small) - Plant

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This palm tree, with its long, graceful feather-shaped fronds, will add a tropical feel to your home and is especially well suited for screened patios and atrium.

What makes it special:
  • NASA recommended air purifying plant.
  • Best plant for AC rooms.
  • Low maintenance plant.
  • Popular indoor house plant.

It contains

SrItem name
1Areca Palm (Small) - Plant
24.5 inch (11 cm) Ronda No. 1110 Round Plastic Planter (Red)
34 inch (10 cm) Nursery Pot as Inner
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About Areca Palm

Areca palm is one of the most widely used indoor gardenings for bright interiors. It features feathery, arching fronds, each with up to 100 leaflets. These big, bold plants command attention.

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 foliage is evergreen, of Fine texture and yellow-green in color. P

Plant Specifications

Plant Height11 inch (28 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Golden Cane Palm, Areca Palm, Butterfly Palm, Madagascar Palm
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 7 feet
Flower Colour Yellow
Bloom Time During late spring or early summer
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting and care

Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.

Sunlight

  • Keep the plant indoor with bright indirect natural light or bright artifical light.
  • Protect the plant from direct sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage.

  • Soil
  • The soil should be well drained and fertile for growing areca plant.

  • Watering
  • Water the plant when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

  • Application of Fertilizer
  • During the main growing season (April - August) feed the Money plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.

  • Re-potting
  • When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
  • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.


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    Plant Protection
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

  • Donts
  • Do not place your plant in bright direct sunlight it can burn the leaves of plant.
  • keep away from the AC Vents.
  • Do not overwater the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
  • Areca Palm care

    Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Check the moisture in the soil before watering it.
  • Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water.
  • Keep the plant in indirect light.
  • Do not re-pot immediately after receiving it.

  • Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

    Sunlight Full to partial sunlight
    Watering Moderately
    Soil Nutrient-rich loamy soil
    Temperature 20 to 35 degree Celsius
    Fertilizer Apply organic fertilizer

    Areca Palm special feature

    Areca palm is air purifier indoor plant.

    Areca Palm uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • This is one of the most useful Palms for landscape gardening

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Does Areca palm need sunlight?

    Yes, Areca palm needs direct or indirect bright sunlight up to 1-3 hours a day, and indirect bright light for rest of the day.

    When to water Areca palm?

    1. Apply water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch and do not over water the plant. 2. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Why is my Areca palm leaves turning brown?

    The main reasons leaves turning brown are as follows 1. Due to over watering or less watering to plant. 2. Plant does not get proper sunlight. 3. Lack of nutrient. 4. Disease and pest infestation.

    Why is my Areca palm leaves turning yellow?

    The main reasons leaves turning yellow are as follows 1. Due to over watering or less watering to plant. 2. Plant does not get proper sunlight. 3. Lack of nutrient. 4. Disease and pest infestation.

    Where to keep Areca palm?

    You can keep your Areca palm Indoor or outdoor at such a location where it will get enough direct bright sunlight up to 1-3 hours a day, and indirect bright light for rest of the day.

    Can Areca palm be planted outside?

    Yes, You can grow Areca palm outside where it will get enough direct bright sunlight up to 1-3 hours a day, and indirect bright light for rest of the day.

    How fast Areca palms grow?

    Areca palm is a medium growing plant, but if supplied with more nitrogen rich organic fertilizer with bright light and moist media it will grow at very fast rate.

    How much sun does Areca palm need?

    Areca palm grow in direct bright sunlight up to 1-3 hours a day, and indirect bright light for rest of the day.

    Is Areca palm air purifier?

    Yes, according to NASA clean air study Areca palm considered as one of the most efficient air purifying plants.

    How to grow Areca palm from cutting?

    Growing Areca palm from cutting is not possible as like other plant, But you can remove one of the offshoots that grow from its base, keeping its roots intact, and plant it in soil and later water it and keep the plant in shade area for minimum 10-15 days.

    How to propagate Areca palm?

    You can propagate Areca palm from its seeds and also by removing one of the offshoots that grow from its base.

    How to care Areca palm?

    It is very easy to care to Areca palm by just providing, 1. Sunlight- Direct bright sunlight up to 1-3 hours a day, and indirect bright light for rest of the day. 2. Soil- well drained, fertile and nutrient rich soil. 3. Water- Apply water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch, do not over water. 4.Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June-July) month. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Why is my Areca palm dying?

    The main reason for dying of Areca palm is due to 1. Due to over watering or less watering to plant. 2. Plant does not get proper sunlight. 3. Lack of nutrient. 4. Disease and pest infestation.

    When to repot Areca palm?

    You can repot your Areca palm when you see that the plant is overgrown in current pot, roots are growing through the drainage hole at the bottom of the planter and the roots are pushing the plant up, out of the planter. If you are noticing any of these sign then you can repot it.

    Do Areca palms attract rats?

    No, Areca palm does not attract rats. If your plant are planted in ground and they are in dense then there maybe chances of rats to hide under near the base for shelter, So it does not attract rats.

    How to trim Areca palm?

    You can trim your Areca palm when you see that plant is overgrown in current pot and some of the leaves are damaged, then Trimming should be done as close to the bottom as you can, before trimming make sure that your trimming knife should be cleaned and sharp.

    Is Areca palm indoor plant?

    Yes, Areca palm is a indoor plant and it prefer direct bright sunlight up to 1-3 hours a day, and indirect bright light for rest of the day.

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    QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

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      Sorry this product contains red pot only

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      The resons for balck edges of leaves can vary from watering stress to exposure to hot and cold draughts.

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