Areca Palm

Common NamesAreca Palm, Madagascar Palm, Butterfly Palm
Common UsesHedges, Foundation Plant, Patio Plant
Scientific NameDypsis lutescens, Chrysalidocarpus lutescens
Hardiness Zones9a-11
Mature Height10-30 Feet
Growth RateModerately Fast
Water NeedsSteady, Moderately Drought Tolerant
Cold ToleranceSlightly Cold Tolerant, Hurt by Cold Weather
Light NeedsMostly Sunny but Partially Shade Tolerant, can grow indoors
Areca Palm
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This is a beautiful and soft palm trees used quite often as foundation planting in the Orlando area. since it is hurt by the cold weather, many use it as a patio plant or even inside. The high tolerance to shade also make it a fine indoor or covered choice.  Develop a design to incorporate this tree into your landscape design.


Buy at an Orlando Nursery near you

  • Pokey’s Lake Jem Citrus Nursery

    3259 N. Orange Blossom Trail Zellwood, FL 32798

    Only Fruit Trees, no shipping