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Botanical name Dypsis lutescens
Common name Areca Palm /Cane Palm
Family Arecaceae
About Dypsis lutescens grows 6–12 m in height. Multiple stems emerge from the base. The fronds are arched, 2–3 m (6 ft 7 in–9 ft 10 in) long, and pinnate, with 40-60 pairs of leaflets. It bears panicles of yellow flowers in summer. Offsets can be cut off when mature enough, as a propagation method.
Category Outdoor / House plant
Plant type Perennial evergreen.
Origin Native to Madagascar and naturalized in the Andaman Islands
Potting medium Use well drained, aerated, loamy, organic matter enriched potting medium GrowpoT–H. Sterilised to reduce the risk of fungal infection & root rot.
Light Areca prefers bright indirect light. Place the pot near a south or west facing window. Direct sun will turn the leaves pale or yellowish-green.
Irrigation As most of the palm species Areca also prefers moist medium, not drowning or submerged condition. Let the potting mix become dry a little before further irrigating.

For tap water, preserve the water 24 hrs to minimise the presence of salts, chlorine, fluoride etc.

Fertigation Particulars Dose Schedule Mode
Summer winter
GROWMUSS 15 gm / 8” pot 15 Days 30 Days Soil application
Neem Bahar 15 gm / 8” pot 15 Days 30 Days Soil application
Micro nutrient Lifeline 2 ml / litre 15 Days 30 Days Foliar spray
Maximum 3 gm / litre Alternative
Bio-pesticide Growneem 3 ml / litre 15 Days 15 Days Foliar spray
Toxicity Non-toxic to pets & human.


Standard Pot – Plastic pot (Click here to see)
· Pot size – 4 inch to 6 inch

· Plant Size – 6 inch to 24 inch (The size may vary based on the availability of the plant/s)

Potting Medium – Coco-peat/ Soil (as and where applicable).



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