Areca Palm (Dypsis lutescens)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: To 25 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Seeds take 2 to 6 months to germinate.
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Other: Cut offsets from the parent plant.
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Conservation status: Near Threatened (NT)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Near Threatened

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Palm yellowing FAST by toewsplants Mar 22, 2019 12:15 PM 10
Can't figure out what kind of palm I have by KatlynL Jan 23, 2019 6:48 PM 6
New Plants, I dont know what they are. by hibby540 Nov 16, 2018 4:42 PM 7
What kind of palm is this by Icesha Feb 9, 2018 9:44 PM 5
Trimming majesty palms? by Samintitusville Oct 15, 2017 6:35 AM 6
Is this a type of palm? by NateJJ Jul 19, 2017 2:58 PM 4
Palm identification by Lswlsw Jun 5, 2017 10:30 PM 5
Houseplant information requested by Travex Mar 25, 2017 9:08 AM 5
Planting by Shelbymichelle Feb 26, 2017 11:59 AM 2
Planter Box screening by AngelaDavid Jan 1, 2017 9:19 AM 1

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