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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It can adapt itself better than many other plants to the indoor conditions of our homes and buildings. Given its origins, the Round-leaf Fountain Palm needs a fair amount of water.

It requires somewhat less during the winter and at low temperatures. It prefers bright sunny locations, but it also does well in part shade with some direct sunlight, young specimens should be partially shaded.

It is generally a pest free plant. This takes quite some time, and makes the palm suitable for a bright spot.

Livistona rotundifolia

Palms are not fans of repotting. Saribus rotundifolius Lamarck Blume Rumphia 2: Livistona rotundifolia is a very attractive palm, especially when young, due to its large, round, shiny, shallowly divided leaves.

View all matching pots Livistona rotundifolia Lamarck Mart. Small spherical to 1, cm in diameter red to black when ripe. Caring Given its origins, the Round-leaf Fountain Palm needs a fair amount of water. 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.


Is the plant located outside? The plant can be placed in direct sunlight when outdoors, but when indoors, it is best rotundifilia avoid direct sunlight.

A perfect match with So, this handsome plant adds an exotic touch to every setting.

It is suited for fertile, loamy substrates, but it is adaptable to many kinds of well-drained soils, including clay; sand; alkaline or acidic. A seedling can turn into a cm trunking specimen palm in only 3 years if given fertilizer and sufficient water.

Livistona rotundifolia Round-leaf fountain palm

Saribus rotundifolius Photo by: 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. 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.

It’s better to replace the top livistoan of soil every year with fresh soil. It is one of the fastest growing palms in the world widely cultivated in tropical, subtropical park and gardens. It is also moderately vulnerable to livistnoa yellowing disease. It is also quite tolerant of being dug up and moved. It is used massively in gardening and landscaping in many parts of rktundifolia world. 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 Round-leaf fountain palm Easy to care. It is a useful and tolerant plant that does not require any special care. It will be necessary to protect the palm against the cold when temperatures drop below 15 degrees. Livistoma neat form makes it ideal rotundifola staggered groupings, street, parking lot island, sidewalk, highway median or used as a free-standing specimen. Placing Placing The Round-leaf Fountain Palm is about 30 centimetres tall when purchased and slowly grows to a height of two metres.

Livistona rotundifolia

They form a closed canopy when planted about 3 m apart along a walk or street. The leaves are used for thatching and food-wrapping. Back to Arecaceae index. An added advantage is the positive effect that the Round-leaf Fountain Palm has on the indoor climate.

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. Mountainous pluvial forests at low and medium altitudes.

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. They can thrive in harsh urban conditions. This can be done using special winter covers for palms.