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Dypsis lutescens

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Wantirna
B2, Indoor
B2, Indoor
B2, Indoor
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Wantirna
B2, Indoor
Size: 20cm
Available: 5
$/Unit (EX GST): $24.68 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $27.14 inc GST
B2, Indoor
Size: 25cm
Available: 6
$/Unit (EX GST): $49.88 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $54.86 inc GST
B2, Indoor
Size: 30cm
Available: 4
$/Unit (EX GST): $82.53 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $90.78 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Dypsis lutescens Areca Palm, Bamboo Palm, Golden Cane Palm, Yellow Palm,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Palms, Ferns & Tropical Clumping, Dense, Upright, Upright Narrow

Description:
A multi-stemmed palm, known for its golden stems, bright green fronds of leaves and clumping habit. Yellow flowers appear in summer and are followed by violet-black fruit. Can be grown outside in warmer climates, reaching up to 6-12m but also makes an excellent indoor palm usually only growing to 3m.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Any Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Hedging / Screening, Indoor Plant, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Mites, Scale

Cultural Notes: Plant in moist fertile well drained soil or potting mix in either full sun, part shade or indoors depending on climate. Keep moist in warm weather but ensure you don't over water in winter. Feed with slow release fertiliser in spring and apply a thick layer of mulch. Remove any dead fronds at the base and watch for scale and spider mites. If growing indoors ensure to wipe down leaves occasionally and re-pot every two years to replenish the soil. Use for tropical gardens, plant as a screen, or in a pot either outdoors or indoors.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Araceae SouthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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