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Dypsis
Dypsis lantzeana

Family: Arecaceae (ar-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dypsis (DIP-sis) (Info)
Species: lantzeana

Category:

Palms

Height:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Full 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:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Mountain View, Hawaii

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Jun 13, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Understory palm in Madagascar where it is relatively common (still). Has a very skinny stem and is solitary or clustering. Leaves are bifid (entire) with a deep V at the end of each leaf until plants mature. Though still wedge-shaped, become more thickly pinnate/ fishtail. The wonderfully huge, solid leaves of seedlings give way to a bit more ordinary looking leaves of adults. Leaves tend to be very flat and are lighter underneath than above. New leaves are a deep bright red. Rare in cultivation- so rare that hardiness unknown.