Thursday, November 19, 2009

Palm : Cyrtostachys lakka / Cyrtostachys renda

Height : 3,5 m

Common names :
Lipstick Palm, Sealing Wax Palm

Cyrtostachys lakka is a clustering palm tree which features a brilliant  red  petioles and crownshaft. This plant is native to Indonesia(Sumatra), Borneo, and Malaysia. It's a very cold-sensitive plant and requires a good overhead light and warm temperature.