How to grow Lipstick Palm

Lipstick palm growing tree palm of the genus Cyrtostachys also known as Cyrtostachys renda, Lipstick palm perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant can use also as edible, can grow in tropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 11a.

Lipstick palm trunk

Trunk color is red like lipstick, the inner part is edible.

Leaves color green pinnate more than 2 m.

Flower color white small flowers grow on cluster on every branch can be dozens of flowers.

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Requirements for Lipstick palm growing and care:

Moist, light acid, peat (better), humidity, frost free

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

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Very gentile tree

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Old leaves in the base in the leaves

Size of the plant?
10-15 m, 30-45 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade (light shade)

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower
White small flowers grow on cluster on every branch can be dozens of flowers

Scientific name:

Cyrtostachys renda

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