The Bottle Palm Tree is native to the Mascarene Islands, which are in the Indian Ocean just East of Madagascar. It is a great palm for indoors or small gardens outside.
Hyophorbe lagenicaulis has a single, trunk, about 2ft in diameter with ring scars and green crownshaft at the top. The gray, self-cleaning trunk is bottle shaped, hence the name Bottle Palm. The Bottle Palm has a small crown of 4-6 4 to 8 pinnate, or feather-like, leaves that can grow up to 10ft. It has 140 leaflets arranged in two upward pointing rows which grow to about 2ft long.
Height: 4,5 - 6 m, usually 3 m (max 15 – 20 ft, usually 10 ft),
Culture: Shade or partial shade. It can survive a full sun if provided plenty of water..
Growth Rate: slow
Trunk diameter: max 0,6 m max - / 2 ft /
Cold Tolerance: Bottle Palm is not cold hardy and will not tolerate frost. It can handle temperature down to 30F. It is great for USDA Zones 10a (30 to 35 F) to 11 (above 40 F).
Light Req: This dwarf palm tree does well in a shade or partial shade. It can survive a full sun if provided plenty of water.
Water Req: It can adapt to different kinds of soil but likes moist well drain soil.
Maintenance: Easy to maintain. Apply good quality palm fertilizer that has continuous release formula twice a year during growing season.
Insects and Diseases: Very healthy palm.
Bottle palm - Hyophorbe lagenicaulis - plant - 20-25 cm(8") - Live starter
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