Sari Palm
Dypsis rivularis

Family: Arecaceae (ar-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dypsis (DIP-sis) (Info)
Species: rivularis (riv-yoo-LAIR-iss) (Info)

Category:

Palms

Height:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Oceanside, California

Naples, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

2
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RatingContent
Positive

On Feb 8, 2006, deezpalms from Oceanside, CA (Zone 10b) wrote:

I've got two of these growing in containers and they are looking pretty good right now. Deff. not a fast grower here but a beautiful palm none the less.

Positive

On Feb 3, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Can't grow this on where I live, but it has some great color for a palm- the trunk and crownshaft have an unbelievable pink or orange coloration that really stands out in a tropical garden full of mostly green. Leaflets are typical rather wide and pendulous. Another Madagascan native.