|Bob Benaim's Nursery||
||The Triangle palm (Dypsis decaryi) is a stately, exotic and fantastic looking tree. It is a very unusual, architectural and intriguing palm
tree. It has got its name because of the distinct trunk and leaves
shaped like a triangle. It is a very popular Florida landscaping item
for its beautiful striking blue-gray-green leaves and odd shape.
Scientific name: Dypsis Decaryi
Name: It gets its name from the triangle shape of the leaf bases.
Origin: It is native to Madagascar.
Growth rate: Moderately fast
Trunk: The Triangle palm has a solitary, rough, dark-gray or brown trunk, covered with leaf bases and shaped like a triangle. It grows up to 15-30 feet in height and up to 1.5 feet in diameter.
Leaves: The leaves are long, up to 10 feet in length, arching almost upright, pinnate, bluish-green in color. They emerge from the top of the trunk.
Indoor/Outdoor Use: Both
Light exposure: It thrives in full sun.
Water requirements: Regular watering. Avoid over-watering.
Drought toleration: Fairly drought resistant.
Cold toleration: It is cold hardy to below freezing temperatures.
Flowers: Inflorescences are up to 4 feet in length, yellow to green in color. Flowers come from the lower leaves.
Fruits: The Triangle palm bears round, black, inedible fruits.
Propagation: It is propagated from seed. Germination occurs in 1 month.