Dypsis lutescens

Botanical Name: Dypsis lutescens

Phonetic: Dipe-Siss loo-TES-senz

Common Name(s): Cane Palm, Bamboo Palm

Family: Arecaceae
Origin: Madagascar, Comoros, Pemba
Plant Type: Palm or Cyad
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Pinnate, lance shaped leaflets
Number of Leaflets: 40-60
Leaf Color: Light green with yellow midribs
Fall Color: –
Texture: Medium
Density: Dense
Bloom Season: Summer
Flower Color(s): Yellow

Exposure: Full sun to part shade
USDA: 10-11
Climate Zone(s): 
Growth Rate:               
Height: 12-30 Feet
Spread: 8-15 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Pest/Diseases: No serious problems, lethal yellowing, scale, whiteflies, spider mites
Soil: Rich, moist, well-drained soils

Features: Low maintenance, most popular houseplant of the palms, multiple-ringed, cane-like, yellow stems, small yellow-orange fruits mature to black
Uses: Landscape specimen, screen, informal hedge, privacy wall, very popular indoor houseplant

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