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Yellow Butterfly Palm

Chrysalidocarpus lutescens

Yellow Butterfly Palm, Chrysalidocarpus lutescens Description

Height: 20-30 feet (6-9 meters)
Spread: 8-10 feet (2.4-3 meters)
Leaf: 18-36 inches or longer (46-91 cm)
Range: Not native to North America (USDA Hardiness Zones 10 through 11 - southern Florida, southern Arizona and southern coastal California.)

General Care Tips

Yellow Butterfly Palms tolerate both sunny and shady conditions. Trees grow best on fertile well-drained acid soil. Prune sparingly. Water during drought and fertilizer regularly. Avoid damaging lower trunk and roots.

Things to Watch For:

Insect pests include scales and sooty mould. The Yellow Butterfly Palm is vulnerable to ganoderma rot.