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Palem Kuning | Areca Palm | Dypsis lutescens


Areca palm gives easy access for refined tropical vibes and a great focal point for homes and offices

Easy Breezy
Medium Light
Ø Pot 33cm
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John Dransfield, a botanist specializing in palm species, described in his book, The Palms of Madagascar, that Areca Palm is natively found in the eastern part of Madagascar. They are commonly found on the slopes of the moist rainforest, the river beds and particularly in sandy and rocky locations close to the oceans.

The widespread habitat destruction once threatened the plants’ habitat, approximately one thousand plants left were in the wild at the time he wrote his book in 1995. Extinction may be unlikely because of the worldwide distribution and naturalization of the plant. It is still sad knowing their original habitat may no longer exist by now! So give your Areca Palm extra loving by reminding them of their original home – high humidity, good moisture and breathable soils!

Things you need to know

Botanical name

Dypsis lutescens


Madagascar and South India


Palm Kuning

Areca Palm

Golden Cane Palm

Butterfly Palm

Yellow Palm

Weight7 kg
Dimensions35 × 40 × 100 cm


Size pot

Ø Pot 33cm


Easy Breezy

Light Level

Medium Light

Pet/Baby Friendly


Air purifying


Make your Areca Palm feel like they are home by tending them with…

  • Tolerates low lights
  • Happy in moderate to indirect bright sunlight
  • Avoid intense, direct sun as it will burn the leaves
  • Watering
  • Drain well after watering
  • Appreciates good moisture
  • Allow soil to dry before watering
Temperature & Humidity
  • Mist the leaves to create humidity
  • Any, preferably humid & warm
  • Avoid dry areas
  • Living Room
  • Bed Room
  • Study Room
  • Place near windows

Not only are they attractive, they clean air borne toxins for us to breathe in healthier oxygen, and it is one of the best air purifying plants, according to scientific clean air study by Wolverton and NASA.

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