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Chrysalidocarpus lutescens, Areca lutescens, Dypsis lutescens, Yellow Butterfly Palm, Cane Palm, Madagascar Palm, Golden Feather Palm, Yellow Palm, Bamboo Palm, Areca Palm

Chrysalidocarpus lutescens, Areca lutescens, Dypsis lutescens

Yellow Butterfly Palm, Cane Palm, Madagascar Palm, Golden Feather Palm, Yellow Palm, Bamboo Palm, Areca Palm
Family: Arecaceae / Palmae
Origin: Madagascar
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterPalm or palm-likeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

The golden cane palm can grow up to 20 feet tall, although it is usually smaller. Six to eight leaves on long petioles (leaf stems) arise from the main trunk and gracefully arch outward and downward. Each leaf has about 80-100 leaflets that are arranged on the leaf stem in a shallow V. The common name derives from the beautiful golden yellow color of the petioles. Prefers acid soil. Ganoderma rot.


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