PlantsDypsis→Triangle Palm (Dypsis decaryi)

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Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 25 to 50 feet
Plant Spread: 15 to 20 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Grayish-green.
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: 1 inch, egg shaped berries, green when immature, yellowish when ripe.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Green
Other: Yellowish-green
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Year Round
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 30 to 60 days
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Conservation status: Vulnerable (VU)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Vulnerable

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Location: Los Angeles Arboretum, Arcadia, CaliforniaDate: 2014-04-05
By Kelli
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Location: Los Angeles Arboretum, Arcadia, CaliforniaDate: 2014-04-05
By Kelli
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Posted by Kelli (Canoga Park, CA, Sunset 19 - Zone 10a) on Apr 6, 2014 10:53 AM

According to the Los Angeles Arboretum, fewer than 1000 plants remain in the wild in Madagascar.

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