Dypsis lutescens

Common Name : Golden Cane Palm

Plant Description

A popular drought hardy palm which is easy to grow. Can be used around pools to give a tropical touch. It is a clustering palm with up to about a dozen golden coloured trunks but no main trunk.

Plant Specifications

  • Plant UsesCan be used as a screen or hedge. Equally good in pots
  • Water RequirementsWater well to establish to produce drought hardy plant when mature
  • Plant availabilityAvailable now
  • PositionFull sun to indoor part shade
  • Height / Width6m high by 2.5m wide
  • CareFertilise in Spring with a slow release fertiliser like NPK or alternate with an organic manure. Mulch well but keep away from the trunk to prevent collar rot
  • SoilGood quality potting mix