Red latan palm, Latania lontaroides

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Plant height: 4''

The Red Latan Palm, scientifically known as Latania lontaroides, is a captivating tropical palm tree cherished for its vibrant elegance and bold presence in landscapes. With its striking red petioles and luxuriant green fronds, this palm species adds a touch of vibrant allure to gardens and outdoor spaces. As a hardy palm variety, it thrives in diverse conditions, making it a popular choice for landscaping projects. At Jagtap Nursery, a leading wholesale plant supplier located on Solapur Road, you can find an exquisite selection of Red Latan Palms and other hardy palms to enhance your landscape with tropical beauty and resilience.

  1. Growth Type: Evergreen Height at maturity: 20 to 30 feet Growth rate: Slow to moderate
  2. Soil Requirements: Preferred soil type: Well-draining, fertile soil Soil pH range: Slightly acidic to neutral (pH 6.0-7.0) Soil drainage requirements: Good drainage to prevent root rot
  3. Watering Needs: Watering frequency and amount: Regular watering to keep the soil consistently moist Drought tolerance: Moderate
  4. Spread and Canopy: Width of the tree's canopy at maturity: Approximately 10 to 15 feet Shape of the canopy: Fan-shaped, with arching fronds
  5. Planting Distance: Recommended spacing between individual trees: 15 to 20 feet
  6. Maintenance Care: Pruning requirements: Remove dead or brown fronds to maintain aesthetics Fertilization schedule: Feed with a balanced, slow-release palm fertilizer during the growing season Mulching recommendations: Apply organic mulch to conserve moisture and suppress weeds
  7. Pest and Disease Resistance: Common pests and diseases: Palm aphids, scale insects, fungal infections Preventive measures or treatments: Regular inspection and treatment with appropriate pesticides
  8. Ecological Benefits: The lush foliage provides shelter for small birds and insects, contributing to the local ecosystem.
  9. Aesthetic Qualities: The Red Latan Palm's striking red petioles contrast beautifully with the deep green fronds, creating a visually dynamic display.
  10. Flowers and Fruits: The palm produces small, inconspicuous flowers that develop into small, round fruits. However, its primary allure lies in its foliage rather than its fruits.
  11. Origin: Native to the Mascarene Islands in the Indian Ocean, the Red Latan Palm carries a sense of tropical splendor.
  12. Ideal Landscape Placement:
    • Tropical Escape: Enhance tropical-themed gardens with its unique coloration and form.
    • Architectural Accent: Use as a striking architectural element in larger landscapes.
    • Poolside Beauty: Create a lush poolside oasis with its graceful fronds.
    • Garden Focal Point: Plant as a bold focal point to draw attention.

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