Dypsis leptocheilos
Teddy bear palm, Redneck palm

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Madagascar Island (East of Africa).

Cold Hardiness: 

28 F.

Trunk type:

Clean with a reddish-colored fuzzy crown shaft, hence the name "Teddy Bear Palm"

Leaf type:

Pinnate (feather shape).


Solitaire (single trunk).



Speed of growth:



Probably about 30 feet 

Soil requirements:

Average moisture, good drainage.

Sun Requirements:

Part day or full day along the coastal areas.  For far inland hot areas, needs some protection

General Description:

A great new introduction in the past decade.  Beautiful, desirable, easy to grow.

Other Notes:

Becoming more popular

Further Data:

See Madagascar Palms.

Palm for sale/Availability:

Click here to view the current price list.


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