Areca vestiaria, Orange Crownshaft Palm

Areca vestiaria

Orange Crownshaft Palm
Family: Arecaceae / Palmae
Origin: Molucca Islands
USDA Zone: 10-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapSmall tree 10-20 ftSemi-shadeShadeRegular waterOrnamental foliagePalm or palm-like plant

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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