General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 4 to 12 feet
Plant Spread: forms dense clumps, spreding from 3 to 8 feet or more via underground rhizomes.
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Other: inconspicuous, 1 to 3 inch fleshy oval, white fruit.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Other: Cream to yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Houseplant
Uses: Will Naturalize
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Dioecious

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Common names
  • Lady Palm
  • Broadleaf Lady Palm
  • Bamboo Palm
  • Little Lady Palm
  • Miniature Fan Palm
  • Slender Lady Palm

Photo Gallery
Location: St Petersburg, Florida 
Date: Jan 18 2023
Pup from mother plant weathered the winter well.
Location: St Petersburg, Florida 
Date: Jan 18 2023
Variegated plant showing some stress from recent cold weather (34
Location: Sebastian,  Florida
Date: 2020-07-14
Location: San Antonio Botanical Garden, San Antonio, Texas
Date: 2022-04-04
a big hedge
Location: San Antonio Botanical Garden, San Antonio, Texas
Date: 2022-04-04
Location: Edinburg, Texas | June, 2023
Date: 2023-06-10
Location: Sebastian,  Florida
Date: 2022-01-06
Location: Sebastian, Florida
Date: 2016-05-22
Location: BG La Conception Malaga
Date: 2015-03-25
Location: Florida

Date: c. 1889
illustration from the 1889 Siebrecht and Wadley catalog
Photo by sedumzz
Location: Sebastian, Florida
Date: 2016-05-22
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Date: 2012-11-09
Location: Winter Springs, FL zone 9b
Date: 2016-09-30
Photo inside Rainbow Springs State Park, Dunnellon, Florida
Location: Sebastian, Florida
Date: 2016-06-19
Location: Sebastian, Florida
Date: 2016-05-08
Location: Sebastian, Florida
Date: 2016-05-08
Location: Bordine's Greenhouse, Rochester Hills, MI
Date: 2010-03-06
Location: Bordine's Greenhouse, Rochester Hills, MI
Date: 2010-03-06
Location: Sebastian, Florida
Date: 2016-10-04
Location: Sebastian, Florida
Date: 2016-05-25
Little saplings dug today
Location: Sebastian, Florida
Date: 2016-05-25
Roots and Rhizomes
Location: Sebastian, Florida
Date: 2016-05-25
Rhizomes
Location: Keanae Arboretum, Maui, Hawaii
photo by Forest & Kim Starr
Location: Tampa FL
Date: Dec 2017
Location: Sydney Australia
Date: 2019-09-21
Location: Sebastian, Florida
Date: 2016-06-19
Location: Sebastian, Florida
Date: 2016-05-07
Location: Sebastian, Florida
Date: 2016-05-08
Location: Bordine's Greenhouse, Rochester Hills, MI
Date: 2010-03-06
Location: Bordine's Greenhouse, Rochester Hills, MI
Date: 2010-03-06

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