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.