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Arecastrum Genus

Queen palm

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich
  • WaterSemi-moist

Description

Arecastrum genus (Queen palm). This genus consists of one species of evergreen palm which are grown for the majestic appearance.

Characteristics

Evergreens, Trees or Palms

Interest and use

Grown for its majestic appearance.

Cultivation

They are frost tender with a min of18C. They will require full light or partial shade and humus-rich, well drained soil. You can water the containerized specimens moderately, when the temperatures are low.

Propagation

You can propagate by seeds in the spring at not less than 24C.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Watch out for red spider mite which may become a nuisance.

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