Dypsis (Areca)

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Plants look after us if we look after them

Product information

Air purifying tropical eye-catcher Your ticket to the tropics: the Areca palm is straight out of the jungle, and one of the best air purifying plants. It's perfect for ushering some hot holiday memories into your home. A beautiful full plant, consisting of reed-like stems with narrow, pointed, 'pinnate' bright green leaves. Its elegant stems are golden yellow. An extra plus: according to none other than NASA, the leaves create good humidity in the house and purify the air. The palm reduces harmful substances and increases the amount of oxygen in the room. It is often considered to be the best air purifying plant. Worth its weight in gold! Grower of this product: JoGrow.

Care tips

  • It loves light, but doesn't want sun all day, except in winter when this is no problem.
  • Do water regularly, about once a week in winter and twice a week in summer.
  • The soil should always stay slightly moist, but please do not allow to stand in the water. Do not water in a dish from underneath, but instead on top of the root ball. This way you can make sure that the smaller palm trees with shorter roots get enough water.
  • Spray the golden cane palm daily preferably. Especially in winter when the heating is on and the humidity is dry. The plant is sensitive to the cold here in the Netherlands, so use nice lukewarm water.
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