Areca palm growing palm tree of the genus Dypsis also known as Dypsis lutescens or Butterfly palm, Areca palm perennial evergreen plant, used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical, tropic climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 10+.
Leaves color green in in elliptic shape, deeply shredded.
Areca palm flower
Flower color yellow or green, small flower that grow connected on stems.
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How to grow Areca palm growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easier
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring / Summer / Autumn, all year in the tropic and as houseplant
Pests and diseases:
Mealybugs, Spider mites
How to prune:
Dead leaves and bloom, need to prune in the base of the leaf
Size of the plant:
4-10m, 12-30 feet (can be kept smaller)
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower:
Yellow or green small flowers that grow connected on stems