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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Small spherical to 1, cm in diameter red to black when ripe. Livistona rotundifolia Round-leaf fountain palm Easy to care. 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. It is one of the fastest growing palms in the world widely cultivated in tropical, subtropical park and gardens.

Saribus rotundifolius Photo by: It requires somewhat less during the winter and at low temperatures. It is also quite tolerant of being dug up and moved. Paam yawa paam jawaPaam chawa. Mountainous pluvial forests at low and medium altitudes. General Palms are extremely fashionable. An added advantage is the positive effect rotunifolia the Round-leaf Fountain Palm has on the indoor climate.

It is fairly resistant to breakage but avoid strong wind. The Round-leaf Fountain Palm originates from the tropical and sub-tropical rain forests of Australia and Asia.

The ortundifolia that are used as potted plants do not generally flower. See all synonyms of Saribus rotundifolius. 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. Placing Rotundifolai The Round-leaf Fountain Palm is about 30 centimetres tall when purchased and slowly grows to a height of two metres.


It can also tolerate some amount of neglect.

Fresh seeds if kept warm germinate readily within 2 months of sowing. Back to Arecaceae index. Back to Palms And Cycads Encyclopedia index.

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. 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. Back to Livistona index. Given its origins, the Round-leaf Fountain Palm needs a fair amount of water.

Placing The Round-leaf Fountain Palm is about 30 centimetres tall when purchased and slowly grows to a height of two metres. Livistona rotundifolia is a very attractive palm, especially when young, due to its large, round, shiny, shallowly divided leaves.

Livistona rotundifolia Round-leaf fountain palm

The lower leaves 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. It is generally a pest free plant. Palms recycle nutrients from dead or dying fronds and use them for healthier fronds Pest and diseases: It prefers evenly moist but not consistently wet medium. It is also excellent in containers and urns. They can thrive in harsh urban conditions. It dislikes soggy soils.

More about plants Water regularly and keep the soil moist Rohundifolia care rotundifoloa Likes a bright spot More about placement Repot only if really necessary More about livistna. Ensure high humidity, among other things, by spraying regularly and keeping the soil moist.

It will also survive in rather heavy shade but “stretches” to lose its compact shape.

Livistona rotundifolia

Palms are extremely fashionable. Usually not a problem Maintenance: A seedling can turn into a cm trunking specimen palm in only 3 years if given fertilizer and sufficient water. In its natural habitat it can grow to up to 24 metres in height but in a garden situation rotundigolia it will not grow that tall.


Saribus rotundifolius Lamarck Blume Rumphia 2: It is a useful and tolerant plant that does not require any special care. The palm helps protect against eye irritation, headaches, and fatigue.

It also tolerates shady spots and young plants are often utilized in pot for inner spaces decoration. So, this handsome plant adds an exotic touch to every setting.

Is the plant located outside? This can be done using livitona winter covers for palms. The plant can be placed in direct sunlight when outdoors, but when indoors, it is best to avoid direct sunlight. 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.

Livistona rotundifolia Lamarck Mart. Plants should be watered during dry spells and will benefit from an organic mulch. Need a perfect fertilizer diet including all micro nutrients and trace elements or slow release fertilizer applied during the growing season, or according rotundifoia package directions, using a fertilizer specifically formulated for palms.

Livistona rotundifolia – Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

Solitary, smooth, brown, with the rings of the scars of the foliar petioles in evidence and clothed with beautifully greyish woven fibres in the upper part below the crown. It is also moderately vulnerable to lethal yellowing disease. 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 livistkna.