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Chrysalidocarpus lutescens / Areca Palm

Chrysalidocarpus lutescens / Areca Palm

Pot Type: Plastic Pot

Regular price Dhs. 150.00
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Chrysalidocarpus lutescens, commonly known as the Areca Palm or Butterfly Palm, is a majestic and resilient plant that brings a touch of the tropics to the desert. Originating from Madagascar, it has found a welcoming home in the UAE, adding a slice of paradise to homes, offices, and landscapes. Beyond its aesthetic charm, Chrysalidocarpus lutescens offers advantages such as air purification, making your living spaces healthier and more pleasant. It can be potted in decorative containers, placed near windows, or used as a stunning centerpiece in your landscape, creating a tropical oasis in your desert surroundings.

Care tips for Areca Palm

Sunlight Requirements

Chrysalidocarpus lutescens thrives in bright, indirect light. In the UAE, it's best to place them near windows with sheer curtains or in well-lit, shaded outdoor areas to protect them from intense sun exposure.

Soil and Potting

Use a well-draining potting mix to ensure proper root aeration. Ensure that the pot has adequate drainage to prevent waterlogging. You can amend the soil with peat moss to maintain a slightly acidic to neutral pH level.

Watering

Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Ensure the pot allows excess water to drain freely. In the UAE's climate, you may need to water your Areca Palm more frequently, especially during the hot, dry months.

Temperature and Humidity

Chrysalidocarpus lutescens favors warm and humid conditions. Shield them from cold drafts and maintain moderate humidity by misting the fronds regularly or using a humidifier.

Fertilizing

Fertilize your Chrysalidocarpus lutescens with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer during the growing season. Fertilize every 4-6 weeks to encourage lush growth.

Pruning and Maintenance

Prune dead or yellowing fronds to stimulate new growth and maintain an attractive appearance. Regularly inspect your palm for signs of pests or diseases and address them promptly.

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