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Hyophorbe lagenicaulis

Bottle palm

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  • Hyophorbe lagenicaulis | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Hyophorbe lagenicaulis | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • BloomsJune
  • Height4m to 6m
  • Spread2m to 3m
  • Growth HabitUpright palm-like
  • Flower ColourGreen, cream
  • Leaf ColourMid to deep green

Description

Hyophorbe lagenicaulis (Bottle palm). This species is a palm tree; the leaves are narrowly ovate and mid to deep green. The flowers are green-cream small blooms.

Characteristics

Tree or Palm

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  • Hyophorbe lagenicaulis | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

When grown under glass use a loam-based potting compost with full light. When grown outdoors grow in moderately fertile moist well-drained soil.

Propagation

Sow the seeds in the spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Watch out for red spider mites.

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