PlantsDypsis→Areca Palm (Dypsis lutescens)

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Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
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
Houseplant
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
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Location: Paraty, BrazilDate: 2013-12-22
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Location: Botanical Garden, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilDate: 2013-12-07
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Very Short Palm? by sedumzz Jul 5, 2021 12:27 PM 1
What is this? by MooseMasterson Jun 14, 2021 7:10 PM 5
So i just got this plant but it didn't have a name on it ); by cheffred Apr 9, 2021 8:08 PM 7
Unknown palm tree ID and help!! :) by John2468 Mar 2, 2021 7:14 AM 16
Indoor palm plant identification by MonsteraTom Nov 3, 2020 9:26 PM 7
Scale on Areca Palm? by Dessj Aug 1, 2020 1:50 PM 1
Areca palm plants. by kinghernandez Jun 6, 2020 7:26 AM 3
My palm is getting yellow leaves and other leaves have brown tips by Makaki Apr 26, 2020 10:56 AM 2
Pictorial tutorial: Propagating a Monstera from a cutting by Gina1960 Mar 19, 2020 11:21 AM 6
Outdoor Arecas Browning by Scoturn Mar 16, 2020 10:16 AM 11

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