Upright clumps of burgundy-red, sword-like leaves. A striking tropical-looking accent for sunny border or container.
Production Location: Florida
Tray Size: 72 plants
Common Name: Cabbage palm
USDA Hardiness Zone: 9 - 11
Mature Height: 3 - 6 foot
Exposure: Full Sun
Recommended Finish Size: 1 gallon
Growing Media: Well-draining commercial media
Growing Temperature: 60-70 F (days) 50-60 F (nights)
Soil PH: 5.8-6.2
Soil EC: 1-1.5
Finish Time for Spring Sale: 10 - 12 weeks
Growing Info: Pinching not required.
Fertilizing: Constant liquid feed at medium levels of 150 - 200 ppm N
Moisture Level: Grow plants evenly moist.
Watch for Pest and Disease: No serious insect or disease problems.
Vernalization Requirements: Not required.
Supplemental Lighting: None required.
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Grown primarily for foliage.