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Areca vestiaria, Orange Crownshaft Palm

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Areca vestiaria

Orange Crownshaft Palm
Family: Arecaceae / Palmae
Origin: Molucca Islands
Small tree 10-20 ftShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterOrnamental foliagePalm or palm-likeSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

The trunk of this palm is bright red to crimson, and fronds are glossy green in color. Slow growing species can reach 10-12 feet, but takes many years. It can handle temperatures down to mid 30s F.

It's an understory palm and has to be grown in shade. It requires moist soil. Do not let dry out between waterings or it will die.


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