Areca Palm (chrysalidocarpus lutescens) is one of the most widely used palms for bright interiors. It features feathery, arching fronds, each withup to 100 leaflets. These big, bold plants command attention. Areca palms are one of the very best air purifying plants according to the ratings from NASA’s research & has the 8th highest removal rate for formaldehyde according to Dr. Wolverton’s data. As effective as an electric humidifier!
Areca palm gets its nickname, the Butterfly palm, because its long feathery fronds (leaves) arch upwards off multiple reed- like stems, resembling butterfly wings
Areca palms require bright, indirect light.
Areca palms are non-toxic to both dogs and cats.
Great for containers both inside and outside of the home! Makes a great privacy screen, accent plant or garden backdrop.
USDA Hardiness Zones 9-11