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Areca Palm TreeDypsis lutescens

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Areca Palm TreeDypsis lutescens

133 reviews
Palm Trees

Why Areca Palm Trees?

Areca Palms boldly go farther up North than any other palms have before because they thrive in pots and low light conditions. If you live outside of the Areca Palm’s recommended growing zones, you can simply plant them in containers and bring them indoors during the colder months.

  • Thrives in low light conditions.
  • With Areca Palms, you'll breathe easy because they filter and clean the air.
  • Creamy white flowers emerge that give way to small, bright orange ornamental fruits.
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Areca Palm Tree Care

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plant sunlight

Sunlight Plant your Areca Palm in an area that receives full-partial sun (4-6 hours of direct sunlight per day).

plant watering

Watering Water your Palm 2-3 times per week for the first month, then once a week for the remainder of the first year after planting. Keep the soil moist but well-drained, watering more in times of drought and less when there is rainfall.

plant fertilizing

Fertilizing If necessary, use a palm-specific fertilizer for your Palm. Slow-release fertilizer is best to allow the smaller root system to uptake what it needs. Apply close to the base and start in spring/follow specific fertilizer instructions.


The World's Most Popular Indoor Palm

Why Areca Palm Trees?

Areca Palms boldly go further up North than any other palms have before because they thrive in pots and low light conditions. If you live outside of the Areca Palm’s recommended growing zones, you can simply plant them in containers and bring them indoors during the colder months.

And with Areca Palms, you'll breathe easy because they filter and clean the air. They filter dry, stale air and remove its pollutants and irritants while pumping out fresh, clean and humid oxygen. Plus, each stem is covered with dark, lush, green leaf blades that bring a tropical look to any room of the house.

As a house plant, the Areca Palm greets and entertains guests with year-round color. Pale golden yellow flowers emerge that give way to small, bright orange ornamental fruits that are referred to as ‘betel nuts’.

Why Fast-Growing-Trees.com is Better

Best of all, Areca Palms are incredibly hassle-free. With a high a level of drought tolerance and heat resistance, they will handle the hottest month of the year without any trouble. And they aren’t picky about their soil, or the amount of sunlight they receive.

We've planted and grown our Arecas to be proven performers in your homescape, so that means effortless care and lush growth are a given once your plant arrives to your door.

Get the promise of exotic, tropical-inspired looks in your space today - get the Areca Palm Tree!

Looking for more palm trees to add to your collection? Check out our guide to popular types of palm trees.

Planting & Care

1. Planting: Choose a location that receives bright-indirect light or at least 6 hours of sun per day. When you're ready to plant, dig your hole 2 to 3 times the width and slightly shallower than the root ball. Hold the tree straight as you begin to back fill the site, tamping down the soil as you go. When finished, apply water to settle the soil and remove any air pockets.

If you plant in a container, select one that is 1 to 2 times larger than the pot your plant arrived in. Choose a location on the patio, backyard, or front/side of the house, providing it will receive full to partial sun.

2. Watering : Stick your finger into the potting soil down to a depth of 2 inches and feel around for any moisture. If the soil is drying out, go ahead and water until you see it escaping the drainage holes and then stop. If there is still moisture present, leave it be until it dries a bit more.

3. Pruning: Palms do not need much pruning except to remove damaged fronds. Be careful not to pull off any dead or damaged fronds - always remove any damaged fronds by pruning them off with a sharp pair of sterilized pruners.

4. Fertilizing: You can apply palm fertilizers that contain specific nutrients best suited for these varieties. If you prefer, you can use a balanced fertilizer such as an 8-8-8 formula for quicker growth in spring and summer. To avoid yellowing and maintain a healthy shade of green coloring, feed your tree a few spoons full of Epsom salt or a fertilizer that contains nutrients like manganese which will prevent the yellowing and shriveling of the fronds.

Shipping Details

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

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Product Details

Mature Height: 4-5 ft Indoors 
15-30 ft Outdoors
Mature Width: 3-5 ft Indoors 
5-15 ft Outdoors
Sunlight: Indirect Light
Growth Rate: Slow
Botanical Name: Dypsis lutescens
Does Not Ship To: AZ
Grows Well In Zones: 4-11 patio / 10-11 outdoors
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4-11 patio         /           10-11 outdoors       Map

Growing Zones: 4-11 patio / 10-11 outdoors

(hardy down to 40℉)

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11/28/2022
Anonymous
United States United States
I recommend this product

Areca palm

A little more bushy then I thought… a little yellow out of the box but seems to be doing well

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11/21/2022
Anonymous
United States United States
I recommend this product

Arrived in excellent condition

I've bought both outdoor and indoor plants from you and am never disappointed. It looks great in my living room.

Fast-Growing-Trees.com Areca Palm Tree Review
RT
10/28/2022
Robert T.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Areca palm

So far they are excellent

PB
10/28/2022
Patricia B.
United States United States
I recommend this product

ARECA PALM

PLANT ARRIVED IN EXCELLENT CONDITION, SO FAR IT IS STILL DOING WELL.

WJ
10/27/2022
Walter J.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Palm purchase

Palm came quickly after order was recorded. Palm was in great shape and growing .