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Areca Palm (Small) – Plant – APP-269521


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This palm tree, with its long, graceful feather-shaped fronds, will add a tropical feel to your home and is especially well suited for screened patios and atrium.

What makes it special:
NASA recommended air purifying plant.
Best plant for AC rooms.
Low maintenance plant.
Popular indoor house plant.

Item name

Areca Palm (Small) – Plant

4.5 inch (11 cm) Ronda No. 1110 Round Plastic Planter (Red)

4 inch (10 cm) Nursery Pot as Inner

Areca palm is one of the most widely used indoor gardenings for bright interiors. It features feathery, arching fronds, each with up to 100 leaflets. These big, bold plants command attention.The areca palm (Chrysalidocarpus lutescens or Dypsis lutescens), also called the yellow butterfly palm and golden cane palm is one of the easiest palm trees to grow indoors. The foliage is evergreen, of Fine texture and yellow-green in color. Pinnate, 6 to 8 pale green leaves per stem, 80 to 100 leaflets, to 8 feet long (2.4 m). Yellow if grown with enough light, 2 feet long. Yellow male and female flowers on the same inflorescence.Plant Specifications

Plant Height
11 inch (28 cm)

Plant Spread
5 inch (13 cm)

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%

Common Name
Golden Cane Palm, Areca Palm, Butterfly Palm, Madagascar Palm

Maximum Reachable Height
Up to 7 feet

Flower Colour

Bloom Time
During late spring or early summer

Difficulty Level

Planting and careRefer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.

SunlightKeep the plant indoor with bright indirect natural light or bright artifical light.Protect the plant from direct sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage. SoilThe soil should be well drained and fertile for growing areca plant. WateringWater the plant when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.Do not overwater the plant.Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.Application of FertilizerDuring the main growing season (April – August) feed the Money plant with organic fertilizer once a month.Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.Re-pottingWhen a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.
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Plant ProtectionRemove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.
DontsDo not place your plant in bright direct sunlight it can burn the leaves of plant.keep away from the AC Vents.Do not overwater the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.Areca Palm careInitial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:Check the moisture in the soil before watering it. Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water.Keep the plant in indirect light.Do not re-pot immediately after receiving it.
Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

Full to partial sunlight


Nutrient-rich loamy soil

20 to 35 degree Celsius

Apply organic fertilizer

Areca Palm special featureAreca palm is air purifier indoor plant.Areca Palm uses
Ornamental Use:
This is one of the most useful Palms for landscape gardening

It containsSrItem name1Areca Palm (Small) – Plant24.5 inch (11 cm) Ronda No. 1110 Round Plastic Planter (Red)34 inch (10 cm) Nursery Pot as Inner


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