Dypsis leptocheilos

With a very distinctive reddish brown crown-shaft and a white waxy trunk the Redneck Palm is an excellent palm to show case in your garden. As it matures it develops prominent and attractive rings around the trunk. Long, graceful fronds, provide shade and shelter to other plants in the garden.



Scientific Name: Dypsis leptocheilos
Height: 8m
Width: 3m
Light Conditions: Full Sun – Part Shade
Soil: Moist well drained soil
Watering Requirements: Water regularly to keep soil moist
Flowering: Pale yellow
Fruiting: N/A
Common Pests: Mealy bug
Common Disease: Not prone to disease
PH tolerances: 5.6 – 6.0
Growth Rate: Slow to moderate
Nutrients Requirements: Slow-release fertiliser every quarter.