How to grow Foxtail palm

Foxtail palm grow and care – palm tree of the genus Wodyetia also known as Wodyetia bifurcata, Foxtail palm perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in subtropics or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 10-12

Leaves color green in palmate shape like “fox tail” the end of the leaves merge with the trunk, the trunk have bottle shape.

Foxtail palm flower

Flower color yellow, the flowers grow on branch (palm fronds) on every branch can be dozens of flowers.

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How to grow Foxtail palm growing and care:

More than -1C, well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Mealybug, palm leaf scales

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant?
3-10 m, 10-30 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
Yellow flowers grow on branch (palm fronds) on every branch can be dozens of flowers.

Scientific name:

Hyophorbe verschaffeltii

How to grow Foxtail palm

Foxtail palm


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
Flower colors
  • Yellow flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Palm
  • Perennial plant
  • Tree
Plant Uses
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12