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Areca Palm - Plant

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Areca palm is clump-growing with ringed, yellow leaf-ribs. The foliage is evergreen.
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Plant height : 2 feet (+/- 20%)
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Description for 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 foliage is evergreen, of Fine texture and yellow-green in colour. Pinnate, 6 to 8 pale green leaves per stem, 80 to 100 leaflets, to 8 feet long (2.4 m). Yellow if grown with enough light, 2 feet long. Yellow male and female flowers on the same inflorescence.

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 atriums.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Golden Cane Palm, Areca Palm, Butterfly Palm, Madagascar Palm Yellow During late spring or early summer 6 to 8 feet Easy to grow

Planting and care

Areca palm is propagated by seeds, by separating the offsets or suckers at the base of a mature plant, or by plant division.

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full to partial sunlight Chalky, Loamy, Sandy soil: moist but well-drained Medium 20 to 30 degree C Use a palm fertilizer, which will contain all the micronutrients and extra potassium and manganese.

Caring for Areca Palm

  • Palms grow best when you let their roots fill the pot.
  • They need soil-based potting compost and should not be re-potted unnecessarily.
  • They are sensitive to chemicals and will be damaged if you expose them to aerosol sprays.
  • If you need to treat them with insecticides, be sure what you use is suitable for a palm.

Harvesting

NA

Typical uses of Areca Palm

Special features: the most popular indoor houseplants sold today. Indoors an Areca palm is a medium sized exotic looking plant that can reach a height of 6-8 feet; outdoors it may be as tall as 25 feet.

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: This is one of the most useful Palms of the tropics the world around.

Medicinal use: NA

References

  • http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/palms/growing-palms-indoors.htm
  • http://houseplants.about.com/od/pickingahouseplan1/a/PalmBasics.htm
  • http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Golden%20Cane%20Palm.html

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What garden lovers say ... ?

5 / 5 Kishor Ranpara 04 July 2018
I want selected plant in good pot
5 / 5 Justy Joseph 02 July 2018
i am very excited on seeing a live plant online.
5 / 5 Kapil Yadav 02 July 2018
Pot seems to be really small. DO I have to shift the plan to the bigger pot as it starts growing in a few months?
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