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Botanical name Wodyetia bifurcata
Common name Foxtail Palm
Family Arecaceae
About The Palm and Cycads Societies of Australia (PACSOA) describes this palm as follows:

Very attractive palm with long (2-3m.) plumose leaves (hence the name ‘Foxtail’), and up to 10m tall with a grey trunk. It produces large (about the size of a duck egg) orange fruit.

Category Outdoor planting
Plant type Perennial evergreen.
Origin Native to Queensland, Australia.
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 Foxtail palm prefers bright light. Place it in the portico or in the garden.
Irrigation Foxtail palm grows well in moderately moisten medium, do not drown or submerge. Let the potting mix become dry a little before applying further irrigation. Provide 2 – 3 irrigations per week. During winter, slightly reduce the irrigation frequency if required. Regular foliar misting also beneficial for maintaining plant health.

For tap water, preserve the water 24 hrs to minimise the 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
Ecolus 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 No information available.


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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