Areca palms Borassus aethiopicus are the tallest palm trees in the world. The palm can reach heights of up to 130 feet, making it one of the tallest palm trees in the world. The areca palm is also known for its long, elegant trunk and its large fronds. These fronds can grow up to 25 feet long and 12 inches wide. The Palm is native to tropical climates and can be found growing in southern India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and parts of China. The areca palm is an important plant in tropical countries because it is a source of food and shelter for animals. The trees fruit is used to make Palm Wine which is popular in Asia. The Palm is also used to make furniture, tools, mats and other objects.
Areca Palm – 6″ Pot
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The Areca Palm (Arecoides betularia) is a tropical palm tree that can be found throughout the Indian subcontinent. The Areca Palm is an ornamental tree and is used as a shade tree, for landscaping, and for producing wood pulp for papermaking.
- Pollinates with other varieties of the Areca Palm
- Fertilization is needed only 1 to 3 days after pollination and fruit production
- Young stems grow very rapidly
- Have a dense canopy that can serve as a significant source of shade
- Aloe Vera
- Protective properties make to a great soothing agent for sunburns, wild-ergency relief, and insect bites
- Vitamin E that helps to maintain skin elasticity
- It is a large palm tree, growing up to 25 metres .
- The small round leaves are surrounded by sharp spines which defend the trunk from predators.
- The trees have a slender, often fluted trunk and emit a heavy white rot that protects the tree from decay. This rot can be collected for fertilizer and cooking fuel.