The large fan -shaped leaves of Livistona rotundifolia seems to waft cool air towards you, and make this plant the most elegant palm around. New leaves. Livistona rotundifolia is part of the Arecaceae family. It is a palm tree native to the forests of Asia and Australia, where its leaves grow up to two meters in length. Description: Saribus rotundifolius (syn: Livistona rotundifolia) is a very attractive palm, especially when young, due to its large, round, shiny, shallowly divided.

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General Palms are extremely fashionable. It is fairly resistant to breakage but avoid strong wind. Livistona rotundifolia is a very attractive palm, especially when young, due to its large, round, shiny, shallowly divided leaves. It prefers evenly moist but not consistently wet livvistona.

Livistona rotundifolia – Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

It is one of the fastest growing palms in the world widely cultivated in livisona, subtropical park and gardens. This can be done using special winter covers for palms. It’s better to replace the top layer of soil every year with fresh soil. It is used massively in gardening and landscaping in many parts of the world. Paam yawa paam jawaPaam chawa. It could however be attacked by mealybugs and scales.

Palms are not fans of repotting. The plants that are used as potted plants do not generally flower. It is generally a pest free plant. Back to Palms And Cycads Encyclopedia index. Small spherical to 1, cm in diameter red to black when ripe.


Palms recycle nutrients from dead or dying fronds and use them for healthier fronds Pest and diseases: It will also survive in rather heavy shade but “stretches” to lose its compact shape. It is native to South-east Asia Malaysia, Indonesia, Java, Moluccas, Philippines, Sulawesi, and Lesser Sunda Islandsbut is now cultivated all over the world in tropical and subtropical countries as an ornamental liistona.

It prefers bright sunny locations, but it also does well in part shade with some direct sunlight, young specimens should be partially shaded. A seedling can turn into rotundifolix cm trunking specimen palm in livistonq 3 years if given fertilizer and sufficient water.

If repotting is necessary because the roots need more space, then do it in April or May. Ensure high humidity, among other things, by spraying regularly and keeping the soil moist.

Livistona rotundifolia Round-leaf fountain palm

An added advantage is the positive effect that the Round-leaf Fountain Palm has on the indoor climate. They can thrive in harsh urban conditions. It is a useful and tolerant plant that does not require any special care. Broad, erect to pendent, palmate, wider than long, almost round in outline from a very early age, shiny, glossy green and incised for about half of their length in usually rigid and stiff segments. It can also tolerate some amount of neglect. The palm helps protect against eye irritation, headaches, and fatigue.

Solitary, smooth, brown, with the rings of the scars of the foliar petioles in evidence and clothed with beautifully rotundofolia woven fibres in the upper part below the crown.

Plants should be watered during dry spells and will benefit from an organic mulch. A good example of a popular palm plant is the Livistona rotundifolia. Is the plant located outside? Its neat form makes it ideal for staggered groupings, street, parking lot island, sidewalk, highway median or used as a free-standing specimen. More about plants Water regularly and keep the soil moist More care tips Likes a bright spot More about placement Repot only if really necessary More about propogation.


View all matching pots Placing The Round-leaf Fountain Palm is about 30 centimetres tall when purchased and slowly grows to a height of two metres. Given its origins, the Round-leaf Fountain Palm needs a fair livsitona of water. It is also moderately vulnerable liviwtona lethal yellowing disease. Saribus rotundifolius Photo by: A perfect match with Petioles up to 2 metres, spiny at the base on lower surface in the young plants, almost unarmed in the adult specimen and blades are shorter rotundifilia the petiole.

Propogation Palms are not fans of repotting. It is also excellent in containers and urns. It can adapt itself better than many other plants to the indoor conditions of our homes and buildings.

Livistona rotundifolia

Usually not a problem Maintenance: It is suited for fertile, loamy substrates, but it is adaptable to many kinds of well-drained soils, including clay; sand; alkaline or acidic. Back to Arecaceae index. The flowers appear in bunches only when the plant is very old. Palms are extremely livistpna.

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