Bottle Palm - Hyophorbe lagenicaulis

$ 12.95
SKU: 000183
Bottle Palm (Hyophorbe lagenicaulis) is a solitary dwarf palm 3-3.5m tall with a hugely swollen trunk up to 60cm in diameter. Trunks are rounded in young specimens and flatten out a little when it gets older. It has upwardly arching feather leaves (pinnate) on top of a smooth green crown shaft. Leaves grow up to 3m in length. Bottle Palms originate in Round Island but is almost extinct in native habitat. It is however widely cultivated for its unique beauty all around the world.

Bottle Palm (Hyophorbe lagenicaulis)

The Bottle Palm is a solitary dwarf palm 3-3.5m tall with a hugely swollen trunk up to 60cm in diameter. Trunks are rounded in young specimens and flatten out a little when it gets older. It has upwardly arching feather leaves (pinnate) on top of a smooth green crown shaft. Leaves grow up to 3m in length. Bottle Palms originate in Round Island but is almost extinct in native habitat. It is however widely cultivated for its unique beauty all around the world.

How to grow the Bottle Palm

The Bottle Palm is adaptable to soil types but needs to be well-draining, fertilize in spring and summer. Full sun to part shade. Provide adequate watering, especially during hot periods. Tolerates very light frosts

Bottle Palms are great little palms for containers for a prominent spot on the verandah or in the house in a bright spot. Perfect for spots in the garden where other palms could grow out of hand.

Common names:

Bottle Palm

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Strong Little palms approx 30cm tall