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(aka Chrysalidocarpus lutescens)
I am a species of flowering plant in the Arecaceae family, native to Madagascar and South India.
I have multiple stems with long, arched leaves.
I add about 6-10" of growth a year up to approximately 6ft.
I need bright indirect sun. Direct sunlight will burn my leaves.
My bigger relations, in the tree form, will flower but I am loved for my vibrant foliage.
I will only need repotting every 2-3 years as I like a tight container. It is normal for some of the fronds to brown or turn dry occassionally, just pull these out at the root.
My lifespan is about 10 years, maybe more if I am very happy.
My soil needs to be kept moist during Spring and Summer, but never sitting in water. Let the soil dry slightly between watering in the winter.
I filter xylene and toluene from the air. And once I reach 1.8 m in height, I will transpire 1 liter of water per day, making me an effective humidifier.
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