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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
Areca lutescens Chrysalidocarpus lutescens
Dypsis are evergreen palms with slender, solitary or multiple stems bearing pinante leaves, with panicles of small yellowish flowers borne among the leaves
D. lutescens is an evergreen palm forming a cluster of erect stems to 8m in height, bearing arching pinnate leaves to 2m in length, with linear leaflets, and panicles of small yellow flowers in summer
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or East-facing
Time to ultimate height
Grow under glass in a loam-based potting compost in bright indirect light. Water freely when in growth and apply a balanced liquid fertiliser two or three times during the growing season. Water sparingly in winter
Propagate by seed sown at not less than 25ºC
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Architectural Patio & Container Plants
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Can get glasshouse red spider mite, thrips, mealybugs and scale insects
Generally disease free
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