Dypsis lanceolata

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 Dypsis lanceolata





Comoro Islands (East of African, N.W. of Madagascar Island)

Cold Hardiness: 

32 F.

Trunk type:

Has a colorful trunk and crown.  It has a lot of white and green

Leaf type:

Leaves are dark glossy green with a white petiole.  


Suckering (multiple trunks).


Palm is an easy grow in areas that do not freeze.

Speed of growth:

Medium to fast grower


Can grow up to 12 feet +

Soil requirements:

This palm likes a rich sandy soil that drains well.

Sun Requirements:

This palm wants partial or filtered sun

General Description:

This is a must have for most areas in Southern California.  It is one of the prettiest thin trunked, suckering Dypsis.  It definitely worth a try for most palm enthusiasts.

Other Notes:

If you like this palm you should see Dypsis ambositrae, Dypsis baronii, Dypsis cabadae, Dypsis lutescens and  Dypsis onilahensis.

Further Data:


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