Dypsis lutescens (Areca palm )
The Areca Palm, native to Madagascar, is one of the most popular indoor houseplants sold today.
Indoors it is a medium sized exotic looking plant that usually reaches a height of 6-8 feet.
The Areca Palm gets its nickname, the Butterfly Palm, because its long feathery fronds (leaves) arch upwards off of multiple reed like stems. Each frond has between 40-60 leaflets on it. Areca Palms are a delight; they are inexpensive good-sized plants with beautiful green upright fronds Great in almost any room of the house
Site: A light position but will also handle some shade.
Temp: Average warmth will need misting if its really hot.
Water: Quite regularly in the growing season and rarely over the winter months.
Feeding: A liquid feed every month or so.