Hyophorbe lagenicaulis - Bottle Palm - in Ecopot

Hyophorbe lagenicaulis - Bottle Palm - in Ecopot

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Common Name: Bottle Palm

Family: Arecaceae

Origin: Mascarene Islands in the Indian ocean

Light: High Light 

Water: well drained but moist soil

Humidity: High

Temperature: 14°C - 30°C 

Soil: rich, well drained soil

Height: Approx. 6'

Nutrients: Use a special palm fertilizer 

Pruning: Generally they don’t have any more than 3-5 leaves at one time.If you must remove a leaf then wait for it to go entirely brown before doing so. If the palm is lacking humidity they can get brown tips, you can trim the brown tips off but not the entire leaf.   

Common Pests: Mealybugs, Aphids, Spider Mites, Scale, Thrips.

Common Issues: Caring for a bottle palm tree is nearly effortless, provided they are in good soil, bright light and get moderate moisture. If the plant doesn’t have enough humidity they can be prone to spider mites. Be sure to wipe the dust off the leave every 6 months to a year . You can hose the leaves off or mist them with a spray bottle.  

Comments: The trunk has a very distinctive, bottle-like shape -- narrow at the top and broad at the bottom. Unlike many other palms, these slow-growing palm trees remain quite small and are often grown in containers.

Toxicity: Safe.

 

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