|1||Areca Palm - Plant|
|2||6 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
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.
|Plant Height||36 inch (91 cm)|
|Plant Spread||12 inch (30 cm)|
|Common Name||Golden Cane Palm, Areca Palm, Butterfly Palm, Madagascar Palm|
|Maximum Reachable Height||6 to 8 feet|
|Bloom Time||During late spring or early summer|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
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|
|Temperature||20 to 30 degree C|
|Fertilizer||Use a palm fertilizer, which will contain all the micronutrients and extra potassium and manganese.|
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.