Areca Palm

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Areca palm is clump-growing with ringed, yellow leaf-ribs. The foliage is evergreen.

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With this purchase you will get:

01 Areca Palm Plant
01 6 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Description for Areca Palm

Plant height: 24 – 37 inches (60 – 94 cm)
Plant spread: 9 – 15 inches (22 – 39 cm)
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(s): Golden Cane Palm, Areca Palm, Butterfly Palm, Madagascar Palm
Flower colours: Yellow
Bloom time: During late spring or early summer
Max reachable height: 6 to 8 feet
Difficulty to grow: 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: Full to partial sunlight
Soil: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy soil: moist but well-drained
Water: Medium
Temperature: 20 to 30 degree C
Fertilizer: 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

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