Bottle Palm
Hyophorbe lagenicaulis

Family: Arecaceae (ar-ek-AY-see-ee)
Genus: Hyophorbe (hy-oh-FOR-bee)
Species: lagenicaulis (lag-en-ee-kAW-liss)

Category
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Palms

Foliage Color

Bloom Characteristics

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

Where to Grow
Suitable for growing in containers

Height
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Spacing
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade
Full Shade

Danger

Bloom Color

Bloom Time
Blooms all year

Foliage
Grown for foliage
Evergreen

Other details

Soil pH requirements
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information
Non-patented

Propagation Methods
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost
From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel
From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium

Seed Collecting