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Bamboo palm

Dypsis lutescens

Areca palm, Butterfly palm, Cane palm , Golden-feather palm, Golden yellow palm , Madagascar palm, Yellow butterfly palm, Yellow palm

This evergreen tender multi-stemmed palm can grow up to 8m and has large leaves (up to 2m in length) that look like they've been shredded. It can produce small yellow flowers in summer

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Summer
Fruiting time
Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Special features

Geography

Origin
Madagascar

Environment

Light
Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Dry
Soil type
Loam
Soil PH preference
Acid, Neutral
Frost hardiness
Tender

Personality

Family
Arecaceae
Flower colour
Yellow
Scent
None

Problems

If grown under glass they can suffer from Red spider mite, thrips, mealybugs & scale insects.

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