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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Palms are not fans of repotting. Small spherical to 1, cm in diameter red to black when ripe. Placing Placing The Round-leaf Fountain Palm is about 30 centimetres tall when purchased and slowly grows to a height of two metres.

Usually not a problem Maintenance: 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 rotundifolla. A good example of a popular palm plant is the Livistona rotundifolia. It dislikes soggy soils.

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It is also moderately vulnerable to lethal yellowing disease. It also tolerates shady spots and young plants are often utilized in pot rktundifolia inner spaces decoration. This can be done using special winter covers for palms.

It is suited for fertile, loamy substrates, but it is adaptable to many kinds of well-drained soils, including clay; sand; alkaline or acidic. See all synonyms of Saribus rotundifolius. It prefers evenly moist but not consistently wet medium.


Placing The Round-leaf Fountain Palm is about 30 centimetres tall when purchased and slowly grows to a height of two metres. About 2 metres long, dividing into 3 main axis bearing up to 4 orders of branching, with small, yellow, bisexual flowers.

Given its origins, the Round-leaf Fountain Palm needs a fair amount of water. The plants that are used as potted plants do not generally flower. Need a perfect 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.

Back to Livistona index. Livistona rotundifolia Lamarck Mart. Then choose a spot next to a fence or wall to keep the palm out of the wind. Mountainous pluvial forests at low and medium altitudes. Rotundufolia are extremely fashionable.

Livistona rotundifolia

It will also survive in rather heavy shade but “stretches” to lose its compact shape. The flowers appear in bunches only when the plant is very old. The Round-leaf Fountain Palm originates from the tropical and sub-tropical rain forests of Australia and Asia. Caring Given its origins, the Round-leaf Fountain Palm needs a fair amount of water.

An added advantage is the positive effect that the Round-leaf Fountain Palm has on the rotujdifolia climate. A perfect match with It is cultivable only in tropical and subtropical climates, as it livisona not stand temperatures close to the zero, but for a very short period. General Palms are liistona fashionable. It is fairly resistant to breakage but avoid strong wind. It is a useful and tolerant plant that does not require any special care. The leaves are used for rotunidfolia and food-wrapping.


Its neat form makes it ideal for staggered groupings, street, parking lot island, sidewalk, highway median or used as a free-standing specimen. Saribus rotundifolius Photo by: 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. 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 circle.

So, this handsome plant adds an exotic touch to every setting. Liviatona seedling can turn into a cm trunking specimen palm in only 3 years if given fertilizer and sufficient water.

This takes quite some time, and makes the palm suitable for a bright spot. As it gets older however, the leaves become more divided, and not quite so pretty.

Livistona rotundifolia

The plant can be placed in direct sunlight when outdoors, but when indoors, it is best to avoid direct sunlight. They can thrive in harsh urban conditions.

Livistona rotundifolia Round-leaf fountain palm Easy to care.