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PlantFiles: Areca Palm
Areca concinna

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Family: Arecaceae (ar-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Areca (a-REEK-uh) (Info)
Species: concinna (kon-kin-na) (Info)

2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Trees
Palms

Height:
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 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:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

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

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive palmbob On May 18, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Attractive suckering species with thin trunks that look like bamboo culms. Leaves pinnate with some leaflets undivided irregularly. Has some hardiness in mildest areas of southern California, but really is a species for the tropics. From Sri Lanka

Regional...

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

Hollywood, Florida
Holmes Beach, Florida
Lakeland, Florida
North Fort Myers, Florida
Pompano Beach, Florida



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