Red Palms

  • Scientific name:  Cyrtostachys renda,red sealing wax palm, lipstick palm.
  • Place of origin: Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia.
  • Description:  These palms have bright red crown shafts and leaf sheaths. Leaves are pinnate; white flower clusters of both sexes turn into black ovoid fruits.
  • Grow best:  In sandy, well-draining soil but water drenched soil, in bright sunlight and adequate watering. Propagation by seeds and stem suckers.
  • Use:  Ornamental.