Butterfly Palm in Colour Brussels Pot

SKU: 250861
£32.99
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For fantastic luxury exposure, brighten up your room with this great looking Areca Palm (Butterfly Palm) in a luxury Brussels pot finished with bark. Arching foliage. Feather-like green fronds radiating from several trunks characterize the Areca Palm.

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Additional information
Keep compost moist, but not wet. Upright habit. Houseplant. Most indoor plants are safe for pets to be around but there are a few that may be toxic to pets if ingested.
Care instructions
Partial shade in a warm room. Avoid direct sunlight and draughts. Pruning old brown foliage
Colour of foliage
Green
Feeding instructions
Feed with a palm fertilizer or just a standard diluted feed during spring and summer. After re-potting with new potting mix do not use fertilizer for 2 months.
Planting instructions
When repotting, take care not to disturb the plant too much and only sit it as deep as it was previously in the soil. This plant prefers being pot bound to a certain degree, so re-pot every three years.
Rate of growth
Slow
Soil type
To prevent roots from becoming water logged use a well draining aerated potting soil mix. A mixture of 1 part peat, 1 part pine bark and 1 part coarse sand is one possible good mix.
Watering instructions
Keep well watered throughout the growing season
Latin name
Dypsis lutescens
Eventual height
110-120cm
Eventual width
45-55cm
Scent
Unscented
Sold in store as mixed variety code
Yes
Pot size
22 x 32.4cm
Room temperature
Average room temperatures of 65 F (16 C) --- 75 F (24 C) are suitable and no lower than 55 F (12.7 C). Sudden cold temperature drops and cold drafts can cause the leaves to display brown spots.
Room position
A fairly bright room without direct sunlight is advised. Not enough light will slow growth and too much sun can scorch leaves.
Effect and finish
Diamond look synthetic pot finished with bark
Diameter
55cm
Capacity
9.7L

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