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Livistona chinensis 100-110cm

Livistona chinensis 100-110cm

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Product Description

Livistona chinensis, commonly known as the Chinese Fan Palm, is a beautiful and popular palm tree species that hails from southern China and Taiwan. This elegant and graceful palm is prized for its attractive appearance and ability to thrive both indoors and outdoors, making it a favorite choice for landscape designers and indoor plant enthusiasts alike. Livistona chinensis features a single, slender trunk that can reach heights of up to 30 feet (9 meters) in its natural habitat, but it is typically smaller when cultivated as an indoor or outdoor plant. Its crown is adorned with large, fan-shaped leaves, each of which can span up to 3 feet (1 meter) in diameter. These dark green, glossy leaves have segmented lobes and give the palm its distinctive appearance. As the plant matures, it may produce small, cream-colored flowers followed by decorative, round fruit that turns black when ripe.

Cultivation:

  1. Light: Chinese Fan Palms thrive in bright, indirect light when grown indoors. They can tolerate some direct morning or evening sun but should be protected from harsh midday sunlight, which can scorch their leaves. Outdoors, they prefer partial shade to full sun, depending on the climate.

  2. Temperature: These palms do well in warm and humid conditions. Ideally, indoor temperatures should be between 65-80°F (18-27°C). Protect them from cold drafts and temperatures below 50°F (10°C).

  3. Watering: Keep the soil evenly moist but not waterlogged. Water when the top inch (2.5 cm) of soil feels dry to the touch. Reduce watering during the winter months, allowing the soil to partially dry out between waterings.

  4. Humidity: Chinese Fan Palms appreciate high humidity levels. Increase humidity by misting the leaves regularly or placing a humidifier nearby. You can also set the pot on a tray filled with water and pebbles to create a humid microclimate.

  5. Soil: Use a well-draining, rich potting mix that retains some moisture. A mix of peat, perlite, and sand is suitable for potted plants. In outdoor settings, these palms tolerate a variety of soil types as long as they drain well.

  6. Fertilizing: Feed your Chinese Fan Palm with a balanced liquid fertilizer during the growing season (spring and summer) every 4-6 weeks. Reduce or eliminate fertilization during the dormant winter months.

  7. Pruning: Remove dead or damaged fronds regularly to maintain the plant's appearance and overall health. Be cautious when trimming, as the petioles of older leaves have sharp spines.

  8. Repotting: Repot your palm when it becomes root-bound or outgrows its container, typically every 2-3 years in spring. Choose a pot only slightly larger than the current one to prevent over-potting.

With proper care, Livistona chinensis can thrive and add a touch of tropical elegance to your indoor space or outdoor garden.

IMPORTANT: Please be aware that picture 1 show adult plant not for sale, the offer is for a plant in the dimension indicated in title description.

 

Please be aware that most plants change across seasons. For example, some of them will naturally lose leaves or change in colour during colder months. Do not hesitate to contact us for further informations about the plants of your interest.

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Plant height: 100-110 cm

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