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Christmas palm (Veitchia merrillii) is extremely popular, low maintenance small landscape palm which is seen in tropical locations through out the world. Indoors or outdoors this is a glamorous container plant that can maintain its looks despite of hardships and neglect.

Plant Name: Christmas Palm Veitchia Merrillii
Plant Height : 72 inch total height approx
Potting Medium : Soil based potting mix
Pot : Nursery Bag

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Christmas palm (Veitchia merrillii) is extremely popular, low maintenance small landscape palm which is seen in tropical locations through out the world. Indoors or outdoors this is a glamorous container plant that can maintain its looks despite of hardships and neglect. Presented plant is a normal size christmas palm plant.

Plant Name: Christmas Palm Veitchia Merrillii
Plant Height : 72 inch total height approx
Potting Medium : Soil based potting mix
Pot : Nursery Bag

Christmas Palm Introduction

Christmas palm Veitchia merrillii is known by several common names like Christmas Palm, Manila Palm, Kerpis Palm, Adonidia, Dwarf Royal Palm, it is categorized under palm family, Arecaceae and native to Philippines and surrounding areas. Christmas Palm is medium size single trunk palm which is a long-time favorite landscaping palm, it grows up to 20 feet tall with a 5-10 feet wide crown.

Christmas palm tolerates cold temperatures down to 0 degree celsius for a short period of time, it loves full sun and hot summer conditions. It is a low maintenance palm does not require to water or fertilizers frequently. Moderate watering and strong NPK fertilizer twice a year during growing season will be sufficient to keep it growing.

Christmas palm is a compact beauty whose small stature makes it perfect for use in courtyards, atriums and other small scale plantings. It is sometimes planted in groups of two or three. This causes the twin’s or trio’s stems to curve in graceful arcs away from the center of the planting creating a lovely living sculpture. The formal symmetry of Christmas palm is nicely showcased when it is grown in a container. Indoors or outdoors this is a glamorous container plant that can maintain its looks despite hardship and neglect.

WHAT TO DO?

  • Every plant has different type of light, feed and water requirements.
  • Most of the plants like moderate watering, let the couple of inch at surface dry before watering again.
  • Some plants require frequent feeding but most, once in a year, feed the plant at beginning of spring.
  • Repot the plant every couple of years in slightly bigger container.

WHAT NOT TO DO?

  • Avoid frequent watering in winters, it will kill the plant.
  • Avoid temperature shocks like taking it suddenly indoors or outdoors.
  • Avoid partial watering and use water sprayers to water equally in all directions.
  • Avoid repotting plants in large containers, most of the plants likes to be in groups.
  • Avoid over fertilizing, quantity depends on NPK ingredients but plants do need not more than a spoon.

COMMON UNDERSTANDING

Plants are living creatures require a little sensitivity towards them, following common instructions are helpful for keeping them happy:
  • Dig around the root zone with your fingers to a depth of 2-3' for small plants and water generously when the soil feels dry to the touch.
  • Use a balanced fertilizer i.e., 10-10-10, 14-14-14 (Nitrogen (N), Phosphorus (P) and Potassium (K)) food with micro-nutrients.
  • Be observant of the changes in plant vigor and growth, plants are more susceptible to disease and pests if they are weakened through poor maintenance.
  • It is good to make it a practice to inspect plants progress so you can spot systems of disease or insect infestations well in advance of any serious problem.
  • Pruning is required at times for plant health and aesthetics, as a general note remove the damaged leaves and branches as soon as those are noticed to avoid infections.

SHIPPING

  • We deliver living items only in Delhi NCR.
  • We ship non living items to all over India.
  • Plants images are for recognition purpose only.
  • Actual size may vary as natural plants grow their ways.
  • Orders which are not processed can be cancelled on request.
  • We reserve right of cancelling any order without intimation.
Normal Delivery (1-15 Working Days)
  • Living items are delivered door step by our staff.
  • Non living items are shipped via reliable couriers.
  • Living and non living items are dispatched within 1 to 15 days.
Store Pickup
  • Items purchased with the local pick up can be picked from our store at Gurgaon.
  • Items can be delivered by us with minimum delivery charges.
Shipping Charges
  • Heavy plants above 20kg weight can be purchased with store pickup.
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