How to grow Spindle Palm

Spindle Palm growing palm tree of the genus Hyophorbe also known as Hyophorbe verschaffeltii, Spindle Palm perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropics, mediterranean or subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.

Leaves color green in palmate shape the end of the leaves merge with the trunk, the trunk have bottle shape.

Spindle Palm flower

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

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Requirements for Spindle Palm growing and care:

Frost free, 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?
3-8 m, 10-24 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 as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:

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

Scientific name:

Hyophorbe verschaffeltii

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