The large fan -shaped leaves of Livistona rotundifolia seems to waft cool air towards you, and make this plant the most elegant palm around. New leaves. Livistona rotundifolia is part of the Arecaceae family. It is a palm tree native to the forests of Asia and Australia, where its leaves grow up to two meters in length. Description: Saribus rotundifolius (syn: Livistona rotundifolia) is a very attractive palm, especially when young, due to its large, round, shiny, shallowly divided.

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Livistona rotundifolia

It is also quite tolerant of being dug up and moved. It can adapt itself better than many other plants to the indoor conditions of our homes and buildings. It can also tolerate some amount of livistonna.

In its natural habitat it can grow to up to 24 metres in height but in a garden situation usually it will not grow that tall. Livistona rotundifolia Lamarck Mart. A perfect match with Small spherical to 1, cm in diameter red to black when ripe.

It’s better to replace the top layer of soil every year with fresh soil. It is used massively in gardening and landscaping in many parts of the world. A good example of a popular palm plant is the Livistona rotundifolia. Palms are extremely fashionable. More about plants Water livixtona and keep the soil moist More care tips Likes a bright spot More about placement Repot only if really necessary More about propogation.


It is a useful and tolerant plant that does not require any special care.

Livistona rotundifolia

Broad, royundifolia to pendent, palmate, wider than long, almost round in outline from a very early age, shiny, glossy green and incised for about half of their length in usually rigid and stiff segments. It dislikes soggy soils. Usually not a problem Maintenance: Need a perfect fertilizer diet including all micro nutrients and trace elements or slow release fertilizer applied during the growing season, or according to package directions, using a fertilizer specifically formulated for palms.

It will be necessary to protect the palm against the cold when temperatures drop below 15 degrees.

Back to Arecaceae index. The flowers appear in bunches only when the plant is very old. The leaves in juvenile palms are about 1,5 metres wide and circular, while they are smaller, costapalmate in older palms and do not form a full circle.

They form a closed canopy when planted about 3 m apart along a walk or street. The lower leaves which turn brown as the plant grows need liviwtona be removed from the plant, but do not prune if the frond still has some green colour. Livistona rotundifolia is a very attractive palm, especially when young, due to its large, round, shiny, shallowly divided leaves.


Ensure high humidity, among other things, by spraying regularly and keeping the soil moist. It will also survive in rather heavy shade but “stretches” to lose its compact shape.

A seedling can turn into pivistona cm trunking specimen palm in only 3 rotundifokia if given fertilizer and sufficient water. It is generally a pest free plant. Saribus rotundifolius Photo by: It is one of the fastest growing palms in the world widely cultivated in tropical, subtropical park and gardens. The plants that are used as potted plants do not generally flower. Livistona rotundifolia Round-leaf fountain palm Easy to care. The leaves are used for thatching and food-wrapping.

General Palms are extremely fashionable. It is fairly resistant to breakage but avoid rootundifolia wind.

The Round-leaf Fountain Palm originates from the tropical and sub-tropical rain forests of Australia and Asia. It also tolerates shady spots and young plants are often utilized in pot for inner spaces decoration.