Search

banner

Plant Finder

PLANT FINDER

Ptychosperma microcarpum

Code / Description
Size
LOCATION
Add to List
Code / Description
LOCATION

Ptychosperma microcarpum

Ptymic
$0.00 ex GST
Wantirna
B2, C11, Indoor back left
Check stock in other locations
 
Wantirna
B2, C11, Indoor back left
Size: 20cm
Available: 6
$/Unit (EX GST): $26.62 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $29.28 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Ptychosperma microcarpum New Guinea Cluster Palm,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Indoor Plants, Palms, Ferns & Tropical, Trees Clumping, Upright, Upright Narrow

Description:
Slender, smooth grey stemmed clumping palm with long, divided feathery fronds. The stems are approx. 7cm diameter. A great addition to a tropical themed landscape, looks great as a specimen or group planted. Young plants can be kept indoors in a well lit area for short periods. Grows approx. 5m tall.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Any, Full Sun, Semi Shade, Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Feature, Indoor Plant, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prefers a part-shade position and moist soils with added compost. Grows well in a container, ensure adequate palm fertiliser applied. Use a high nitrogen fertiliser in the garden. Responds well to liquid feed. Remove spent fronds to show off smooth truck.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Arecaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
Filters
Sort
display