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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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A perfect match with Back to Arecaceae index. They can thrive in harsh urban conditions.

Livistona rotundifolia Round-leaf fountain palm

The plants that are used as potted plants do not generally flower. Palms are extremely fashionable. This can be done using special winter covers for palms. So, this handsome plant adds an exotic touch to every setting. Back to Palms And Cycads Encyclopedia index. Mountainous pluvial forests at low and medium altitudes. Livistona rotundifolia Round-leaf fountain palm Easy to care.

It is one of the fastest growing palms in the world widely cultivated in tropical, subtropical park and gardens. 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. Plants should be watered rotkndifolia dry spells and will benefit from an organic mulch.


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.

Livistona rotundifolia

A seedling can turn into a cm trunking specimen palm in only 3 years if given fertilizer and sufficient water.

Back to Livistona index. It can also tolerate some amount of neglect. If repotting is necessary because the roots need more space, then do it in April or May. It is generally a pest free plant.

Livistona rotundifolia Lamarck Mart. Fresh seeds if kept warm germinate readily within 2 months of sowing. The Round-leaf Fountain Palm originates from the tropical and sub-tropical rain forests of Australia and Asia.

Usually not a problem Maintenance: It could however be attacked by mealybugs and scales.

It can adapt rltundifolia better than many other plants to the indoor conditions of our homes and buildings. 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.

It also tolerates shady spots and young plants are often utilized in pot for inner spaces decoration. See all synonyms of Saribus rotundifolius. Placing Placing The Round-leaf Fountain Palm is rotundigolia 30 centimetres tall when purchased and slowly grows to a height of two metres.


The palm helps protect against eye irritation, headaches, and fatigue. It is also quite tolerant of being dug livistonw and moved. Downloaded on 21 August As it gets older however, the leaves become more divided, and not quite so pretty. Saribus rotundifolius Lamarck Blume Rumphia 2: It is used massively in gardening and landscaping in many parts of the world.

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Livistona rotundifolia – Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

Need a livitsona fertilizer diet including all micro nutrients and trace elements or slow release fertilizer applied during the growing season, or according to package directions, using a fertilizer specifically formulated for palms. Palms recycle nutrients from dead or dying fronds and use them for healthier fronds Pest and diseases: Ensure high humidity, among other things, by spraying regularly and keeping the soil moist. It’s better to replace the top layer of soil every year with fresh soil.