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Chrysalidocarpus lutescens or Areca palm (Outdoor) فراشة النخيل

Chrysalidocarpus Lutescens

Chrysalidocarpus lutescens, Areca palm or Butterfly palm is small palm with clustered stems, at first covered with yellow leaf bases. The leaves, 1-2m long, have numerous slender, lance-shaped, usually yellow-green leaflets. In summer, bears yellow flowers in panicles to 60cm long. Height 9m, Spread 6m. Native of Madagascar.

  • Max Height: 9m
  • Spread: 6m
  • Origin: Madagascar
  • Family: Arecaceae/ Palmae
  • Common Name: Areca Palm, Butterfly Palm, Golden Cane Palm, Madagascar Palm
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Drought Tolerance: Medium
  • Salinity Tolerance: Low
  • Sun Tolerance: Medium
  • Wind Tolerance: Medium
  • Water Requirement: High
  • PH Level: Basic
  • Pest Tolerance: Medium
  • Disease Tolerance: Medium
  • Growth rate: Slow
  • Fragrance: No

Ideal for protected and shady area of your garden. Often spraying water on leaves  help to stay green during summer months.


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Chrysalidocarpus lutescens or Areca palm (Outdoor)

Unveiling the Areca Palm: A Botanical Marvel

Chrysalidocarpus lutescens, also known as the Areca Palm or Butterfly Palm, is a captivating addition to any garden. Originating from the lush landscapes of Madagascar, this small palm boasts clustered stems adorned with yellow leaf bases, evoking a sense of tropical elegance.

Breathtaking Aesthetics: Beauty in Every Detail

With leaves stretching 1-2 meters long, adorned with slender, lance-shaped leaflets in a delightful yellow-green hue, the Areca Palm exudes unparalleled beauty. During the summer months, it showcases its splendor with vibrant yellow flowers adorning panicles up to 60cm long, adding a touch of sunshine to your outdoor space.

Versatile and Vigorous: Thriving in Varied Conditions

Embracing moderate drought and low salinity, the Areca Palm is adaptable to diverse environments. Its moderate tolerance to sun and wind makes it suitable for a range of settings, while its high water requirement ensures lush growth and vitality.

Elevate your garden’s allure with the timeless charm of the Chrysalidocarpus lutescens. Delight in its graceful presence and transform your outdoor space into a sanctuary of natural beauty and tranquility.

Dimensions 1.7 cm