Areca Palm Dypsis Lutescens
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Dypsis Lutescens

Areca Palm

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My elegant arching, glossy and green fronds arch upwards to create a beautiful butterfly effect; and being native to Madagascar I am sure to bring the jungle feeling inside your home.

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To see me at my best

Keep me in indirect bright light and water me when the top of my soil has dried out, mist me regularly to keep me fresh and glowing.

Size guide

Width Height Diameter
50cm height, 14cm pot 30 50 14
60cm height, 17cm pot 40 60 17
90cm height, 19cm pot 50 90 19
150cm height, 24cm pot 50 150 24

The table gives a guide to the size of this plant and how it will fit into your space. Height is measured from the bottom of the plastic nursery pot (please allow a +/-10% variance). Diameter is the nursery pot diameter, so to get a pot that fits, the pot diameter should be bigger.

Areca Palm Size Guide

Areca Palm Size Guide

How to look after me

  • Light


    Keep me in a bright room but out of direct sunlight.

  • Water


    Check my soil once a week and water whenever the top soil is dry.

  • Food


    Feed me once a month in spring and summer.

  • Climate


    I love being regularly misted, which will keep my foliage fresh and airy.

  • Other Maintentance


    Give my leaves an occasional wipe to remove dust, and remove brown fronds at the base.

  • Light Zones Inbetweener

Things to look out for

  • Look Out

    Leaf tips going brown

    The air may be too dry or maybe you are under-watering, move away from heat sources, mist and check compost is moist.
  • Look Out

    Yellow/browning leaves

    This can be a natural part of ageing process, but check plant is not being under/over-watered.
  • Look Out

    Dull leaves

    Can be a lack of humidity, mist me!
  • Areca Palm Detail

Health impacts

  • Pet Friendly

    Child and pet friendly

    Non-toxic if ingested.
  • Air Purifying


    Can remove pollutants such formaldehyde, xylene and toluene from the air.

Find me under

Light Zones Inbetweener Areca Palm Detail


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