Cyrtostachys renda 10
Cyrtostachys renda 1

Cyrtostachys renda
Synonym: Cyrtostachys lakka
(Red Sealing wax palm)
(Sealing wax palm)
(Lipstick Palm)
USDA Zone: 11
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Origin: Malaysia; Sumatra
Type: Multiple Trunks Palm

Typical Height: 15’-30’
Typical Spread: 6’-8’

Growth: Slow
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Salt Tolerance: N/A
Wind Tolerance: N/A
Foliage Color: Green & Red
Flower Color: White
Flowering Season: Spring
Flower Feature: Insignificant
Light Needs: Medium-High
Nutritional Needs: Medium
Human Hazards: None
Family: Arecacea / Palmae
Propagation: Seeds; Division
Leaf Type: Simple; Pinnately compound
Texture: Medium
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G (3’-4’OA)
7G (4’-5’OA)
15G (5’-6’OA)
25G (6’-8’OA)
45G (8’-10’OA)

Typical planting distance:
10'-12' O.C.

Common Uses: Foliage plant; Specimen plant
Category: Medium Palm

Notes: The crownshafts of this clumping palm are brilliant red. One of the most beautiful palms in the world.

+ In this Photo:
Cyrtostachys renda
(Red Sealing wax palm)
Crownshafts close up

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
April 2014

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