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Dypsis leptocheilos/Teddy Bear Palm, Redneck Palm

Dypsis leptocheilos / Dypsis leptocheilos
Trunk on a relatively young palm
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Trunk on a relatively young palm

Large, coarse-textured fronds


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Scientific Name: Dypsis leptocheilos
Common Name: Teddy Bear Palm, Redneck Palm
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 20-30 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: This is a tropical palm that is noted for its distinctive trunk and beautiful fronds. Must be protected from hard freezes. Reported to be a relatively easy palm to grow but needs a relatively moist soil for best results.