Palm Areca

General Information
Common Name Palm Areca
Family Palmae
Genus Dypsis
Species lutescens
Origin Madagascar
Category Palm
Common Uses Specimen

Plant in Photo
Container Size 17 in
Plant Height (photo) 06-08 ft
Width 04-05 ft
Form Multi

Image Name

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General Description
Leaf Color Light Green
Texture Medium
Flower Color
General Heights Short to Tall

Container Sizes 10 in-36 in
Heights 03 ft-15 ft
Common or Rare Common
Forms Multi

Care Basics
Water Use High
Humidity Requirements High
Light Level High Light Required

Temperatures, Light and Air
Minimum Temperatures 60 F
Optimum Temperature 75 F
Minimum Light 250 Foot Candles
Optimum Light 400 Foot Candles
NASA Clean Air Study

Pests and Other Problems
Most Common Insect Problem Mealy Bug,Caterpillars,Opagona,,Scale,Mites
Most Common Disease Problem Gliocladium blight,Phytophthora bud rot
Special Requirements or Needs
Poisonous None