Adonidia Palm Single - Christmas Palm (Veitchia merrillii)

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Growing Zone: 10-11
Growing Zone: 10-11 Outdoors

Plant Specifications

Plant Name Adonidia Palm Single - Christmas Palm (Veitchia merrillii)
Mature Height 15-25 feet
Mature Width 5-10 feet
Spacing 20-25 feet apart
Sunlight Full Sun
Temperature Tolerance 50-95°F
Watering Needs Moderate (once a week)
Growth Rate 12 inches/year
Difficulty Level Easy
Grows Well Indoors Yes, with indirect sunlight
Flowering Time Late spring to early summer
Origin Native to the Philippines

Introducing the Adonidia Palm Single, your personal ticket to an everlasting tropical paradise. This stunning palm, also known as the "Christmas Palm", captures the allure of the tropics with its slender trunk and feather-like fronds, boasting clusters of vibrant red fruits that become the spectacle of the season.

How to Grow the Adonidia Palm

The Adonidia Palm thrives under full to partial sunlight and prefers well-draining soil. It's a lover of warm climates, suitable for USDA hardiness zones 10 to 11. The palm reaches its optimum height of 15-20 feet in ideal growing conditions. Moreover, its moderate growth rate and compact size make it a perfect fit for urban landscapes.

Adonidia Palm Care Tips

Your Adonidia Palm requires regular watering, but avoid overwatering as it can lead to root rot. Also, it appreciates a bit of extra humidity. In terms of feeding, apply a slow-release palm fertilizer in spring, summer, and early autumn to keep your palm healthy and vibrant. Despite being tolerant, it does appreciate some shade in the harshest afternoon sun.

Utilizing Your Adonidia Palm

Aside from its natural beauty, the Adonidia Palm makes an excellent container plant, and its relatively compact size allows it to grace interiors with its tropical charm. The palm is also a stunning addition to any landscaping project, offering a touch of the tropics in poolside plantings, courtyards, or patio gardens.

Planting Tips for Adonidia Palm

When planting your Adonidia Palm, choose a sunny location with well-draining soil. Dig a hole twice as wide and equally as deep as the palm's root ball. Place the palm ensuring it stands upright, backfill the hole, lightly pack the soil, and water thoroughly. Consider container planting if you live in a cooler region, as it can be moved indoors during winter.

Maintenance of Your Adonidia Palm

Maintenance of this palm is fairly simple. Regularly check the fronds and trim off any that are yellowing or dead. Also, ensure your palm is getting adequate water and nutrition. If you notice the palm leaning, it may require staking until it gets firmly established.


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