NZ Palms, Cycads and Subtropical Plants
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Description

An unusual looking palm with leaves that grow from three sides of the trunk the Triangle Palm is a popular plant in overseas gardens.  Mature palms look striking with a grey-blue leaf and red-maroon base.

 

Origin

Southeast Madagascar.

 

Form and size

Solitary palm to around 6m.

 

Preferred habitat

Outdoors with protection from strong winds.

Dypsis decaryi

Triangle Palm

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Growth rate

 Slow-Medium

Outdoors

 Yes

Indoors

 Yes (well-lit position)

Wind

 Some tolerance

Sea winds

 Some tolerance

Sun

 Good tolerance

Dryness

 Good tolerance

Frost

 Light frost only

Dypsis decaryi, Triangle Palm

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