Dypsis decaryi (Triangle Palm)
The exceptionally handsome, Dypsis Decaryi (Triangle Palm) is a small to medium-sized palm adorned with a solitary trunk. They give way to round, green, marble-sized fruits that mature to creamy-white. Resistant to drought, heat, and windy conditions. Growing at a moderate rate, it makes a strong and dramatic statement in the landscape, Terrific as a container plant.
Growth Habits: Up to 25 -30 feet high.
Soil requirement: Sandy soil.
Watering schedule: Water regularly.
Light condition: Full/partial sunlight.
Ideal temperature: About 10 – 35 degrees Celsius.
Suitable Locations: Indoor or outdoor depending on the plant size and space requirement.
Maintenance: Easy & Low.
Palm Tree Care
Triangle Palms are easy to grow trees that require little care. They add a wonderful accent to any outdoor space, garden or patio. In cooler zones, a containerized palm can be relocated indoors for the winter months. In the northern end of their grow, zone Triangle Palms require indoor protection or heavy mulching during the winter months.
When you receive your new palm, there is no need to worry about planting right away. Your new plant can be stored for a while by simply placing it in a bucket with about a half-inch of water in the bottom and moving it to a shady location. You can then add some mulch to the bucket to keep your plant standing upright. The mulch will also supply nutrients while in storage. This will give you plenty of time to select the ideal location for your new palm.
Triangle Palms enjoy a well-drained but moist, rich organic mix. Remember to try to stay away from wet, mucky, or arid soils.
To help establish your new Triangle Palm, fertilize sparingly at least 6 inches away from the base, tri-annually with a slow-time released product. Unfertilized they will tend to grow at a slower pace. Note: The heavy salts in cheaper fertilizers will damage the roots and possibly kill the tree. It’s best to use a brand you know and trust.
Grow Zone & Light
Best outdoors plant ,. This palm requires 80-100% sunlight. Depending on your location full sun is often best. In the northern end of their grow zone Triangle Palms should be brought indoors or protected during the winter months.