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The Areca Palm, scientifically known as Dypsis lutescens, is a popular tropical palm tree grown for its attractive appearance and air-purifying qualities. Here's some information about the Areca Palm:
Common Name: Areca Palm / Botanical Name: Dypsis lutescens 
Appearance: The Areca Palm features long, feathery fronds that arch gracefully from a central trunk. The fronds are typically bright green and can reach lengths of up to several feet.
Growth Habit: Areca Palms grow in clumps or clusters, with multiple stems emerging from the base. They can reach heights of 6 to 10 feet indoors, but may grow much taller when planted outdoors in their native tropical habitats.
Air-Purifying Qualities: Areca Palms are known for their ability to remove harmful toxins such as formaldehyde, benzene, and trichloroethylene from indoor air, making them popular choices for indoor spaces.
Tropical Origin: Areca Palms are native to Madagascar and other tropical regions of the world. They thrive in warm, humid climates and are commonly grown as ornamental plants in tropical and subtropical regions.
  • Sunlight

    Areca Palms prefer bright, indirect sunlight. Place them near a window where they can receive filtered sunlight or dappled shade throughout the day. Avoid exposing them to direct sunlight, as this can scorch their leaves.
  • Watering

    Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. A mixture of garden soil, Manure, Vermicompost, cocopeat and sand works well. Alternatively use Naturally Green customised Potting Mix.Water the plant thoroughly whenever the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. Reduce watering slightly during the winter months when growth slows down.
  • Soil

    Use well-draining soil with plenty of organic matter. A mixture of potting soil, perlite, and peat moss works well for Areca Palms.
  • Fertilization

    Use organic fertilizers such as Naturally Green Manure & Naturally Green Vermicompost. Apply NG fertilizer once a month during the growing season.
  • Humidity

    Areca Palms thrive in humid environments. Increase humidity around the plant by misting the leaves regularly or placing a humidity tray filled with water and pebbles beneath the pot.
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