The large fan -shaped leaves of Livistona rotundifolia seems to waft cool air towards you, and make this plant the most elegant palm around. New leaves. Livistona rotundifolia is part of the Arecaceae family. It is a palm tree native to the forests of Asia and Australia, where its leaves grow up to two meters in length. Description: Saribus rotundifolius (syn: Livistona rotundifolia) is a very attractive palm, especially when young, due to its large, round, shiny, shallowly divided.

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Back to Arecaceae index. Placing Placing The Round-leaf Fountain Palm is about 30 centimetres tall when purchased and slowly grows to a height of two metres.

Mountainous pluvial forests at low and medium altitudes. More about plants Water regularly and keep the soil moist More care tips Likes a bright spot More about placement Repot only if really necessary More about propogation. Back to Livistona index.

Livistona rotundifolia Round-leaf fountain palm

A perfect match with This takes quite some time, and makes the palm suitable for a bright spot. Caring Given its origins, the Rotundicolia Fountain Palm needs a fair amount of water. It is generally a pest free plant. They form a closed canopy when planted about 3 m apart along a walk or street. It is native to South-east Asia Malaysia, Indonesia, Java, Moluccas, Philippines, Sulawesi, and Lesser Sunda Islandsbut is now cultivated all over the world in tropical and subtropical countries as an ornamental plant.

A seedling can turn into a cm trunking specimen palm in only 3 years if given fertilizer livisgona sufficient water. The plants that are used as potted plants do not generally flower. It is also excellent in containers and urns. It is a useful and tolerant plant that does not require any special care. Elho is wettelijk verplicht om je toestemming te vragen voor het gebruik van cookies en soortgelijke technieken, en je te informeren over het gebruik daarvan op de site.


Placing The Round-leaf Fountain Palm is about 30 centimetres tall when purchased and slowly grows to a height of two metres. It is also quite tolerant of being dug up and moved.

It will be necessary to protect the palm against the cold when temperatures drop below 15 degrees. Is the plant located outside?

Livistona rotundifolia

It is cultivable only in tropical and subtropical climates, as it does not stand temperatures close to the zero, but for a very short period. The palm helps protect against eye irritation, headaches, and fatigue.

The leaves are used for thatching and food-wrapping. As it gets older however, the leaves become more divided, and not quite so pretty.

It’s better to replace the top layer of soil every year with fresh soil. If repotting is necessary because the roots need more space, then do it in April or May. Small spherical to 1, cm in diameter red to black when ripe. Livistona rotundifolia is a very attractive palm, especially when young, due to its large, round, shiny, shallowly divided leaves.

The lower livistina which turn brown as the plant grows need to be removed from the plant, but do not prune if the frond still has some green colour. Livistona rotundifolia Lamarck Mart.

It also tolerates shady spots and young plants are often utilized in pot for inner spaces decoration. It is one of the fastest growing palms in the world widely cultivated in livisgona, subtropical park and gardens. Ensure high humidity, among other things, by spraying regularly and keeping the soil moist. An added advantage is the positive effect that the Round-leaf Fountain Palm has on the indoor climate.

Fresh seeds if kept warm germinate readily within 2 months of sowing.

It will also survive in rather heavy shade but “stretches” to lose its compact shape. It is used massively in gardening and landscaping in many parts of the world.


Livistona rotundifolia – Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

The leaves in juvenile palms are about 1,5 metres wide and circular, while they are smaller, costapalmate in older palms and do not form a full circle. Saribus rotundifolius Photo by: This can be done using special winter covers for palms.

Livistlna rotundifolius Lamarck Blume Rumphia 2: They can thrive in harsh urban conditions. It can also tolerate some amount of neglect. It could however be attacked by mealybugs and scales. Broad, erect to pendent, palmate, wider than long, almost round in outline from a very early age, shiny, glossy green and incised for about half of their length in usually rigid and stiff segments. It can adapt itself livistkna than many other plants to the indoor conditions of rotundifoila homes and livistonaa.

It is also moderately vulnerable to lethal yellowing disease. Its neat form makes it ideal for staggered groupings, street, parking lot island, sidewalk, highway median or used as a free-standing specimen. It prefers bright sunny locations, but it also does well in part shade with some direct sunlight, young specimens should be partially shaded.

Paam yawa paam jawaPaam chawa. Petioles up to 2 metres, spiny at the base on lower surface in the young plants, almost unarmed in the adult specimen and blades are shorter than the petiole. Back to Palms And Cycads Encyclopedia index.

It requires somewhat less during the winter and at low temperatures. It dislikes soggy soils.

View all matching pots A good example of a popular palm plant is the Livistona rotundifolia. Propogation Palms are not fans of repotting.