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Dypsis lutescens - Areca

This graceful palm looks a bit like bamboo, because it has all kinds of different stems. We find this a very graceful beautiful palm, and recommend it for the room, especially because it has a strong air-purifying effect!

The Dypsis lutescens, areca palm is special

This palm has a strong air-purifying property, which makes it extra suitable for a living space or office space (more productivity!). It consists of all separate palm stems that come out of the clod, so it doesn't immediately look like a typical palm tree, but it really is one!

Frequently asked questions, FAQ

Is the Dypsis lutescens, Areca palm poisonous?

No. This is a safe palm to place in any room. Pets or children will not be bothered if they eat a leaf from this palm. It also has no spines, so they can't hurt themselves.

How high does the Arecapalm get?

In its natural warm sunny environment, this palm can grow to a height of 6-12m. In an average Dutch household it will most likely stop at about 2 - 3 meters.

How fast does the Goudpalm / Dypsis grow?

The Areca is not a very fast grower. At 3-6 centimetres a year under average conditions it stops.

Does the Dypsis lutescens also get flowers?

The Areca palm will not flower until it reaches a certain age or height. However, from a height that does not occur in living rooms, so your areca will not flower. However, in nature in warm climates this palm will have large yellow-green flowers.

The Areca (Dypsis lutescens), also called Goudpalm, is an easy to care for palm tree with a strong air-purifying effect. Very graceful, it is very suitable for decorating homes and offices. If you would like a large beautiful palm in your room, choose the Areca, because it is also a fast grower.
The stem is like a number of reed-like green stems with light green pinnate leaves.
Do not place the Areca in a draught-free spot directly in the sun. Direct sunlight will cause damage to this tree.
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