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Palm 'Areca'

Palm 'Areca'

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The Palm 'Areca', scientifically Dypsis lutescens, is an elegant and visually refreshing houseplant, renowned for its feathery, arching fronds and tropical appeal. Its lush, green leaves radiate dynamically from the central stem, embodying an upright and expansive growth habit. When given proper care and optimal growing conditions, it gracefully reaches a height of approximately 6-7 feet.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Dypsis lutescens

Common: Areca Palm, Butterfly Palm

Necessary Care Tips

  • Light: Bright Indirect
  • Ideal Temperature: 65-75°F
  • Humidity: Medium
  • Water: When the top inch of soil is dry
  • Fertilize: Every 6-8 weeks during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength
  • Preferred Soil: Well-Draining Potting Mix

Advanced Care Tips

  • Prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions.

Plant Insights

  • Member of the Arecaceae family, commonly known as the Palm family, is a diverse family of flowering plants consisting of approximately 2,600 species.
  • The Areca Palm is native to Madagascar.
  • The Areca Palm is known for its air-purifying qualities and can help remove pollutants like formaldehyde and xylene from the air.
  • It's a relatively fast grower and can reach heights of up to 6-7 feet indoors, although it usually stays smaller when grown in pots.
  • Pet Safe / Nontoxic
  • Medium Maintenance

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