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Original price Rs. 469.00
Current price Rs. 420.00
Common name:
Golden Manila Palm, Christmas Palm, Dwarf Royal Palm, Aponidia Palm
Regional name:
Marathi - Golden Manila Palm
Palms and Cycads
Palmae or Coconut family


Veitchia Merrillii, commonly referred to as the Christmas Palm or Manila Palm, hails from the Philippines. It's recognized for its slender trunk and feather-like fronds, with bright red fruits resembling ornamental Christmas decorations.


  1. Location: Choose a location with full sun to partial shade. The palm thrives in bright sunlight but can handle light shade.
  2. Soil: Prefers well-draining soil. Sandy loam with a bit of organic matter is ideal.
  3. Spacing: If planting more than one, space them 6-10 feet apart to allow room for growth.


  1. Watering: Regular watering is essential when the palm is young. Once established, it's moderately drought-tolerant.
  2. Fertilizing: Use a balanced slow-release palm fertilizer 2-3 times a year.
  3. Temperature: It can tolerate temperatures down to about 30°F (-1°C). However, it's best suited for warmer, tropical climates.
  4. Propagation: Generally propagated by seeds. Fresh seeds tend to germinate within a month or two.


  1. Pruning: Trim off dead or brown fronds to keep the palm looking tidy.
  2. Pests: Watch out for typical palm pests like spider mites, mealybugs, and whiteflies. Regularly inspect and treat as necessary.
  3. Diseases: The palm is relatively disease-resistant. However, always ensure proper watering techniques to prevent root rot.


  1. Aesthetic Appeal: Its elegant structure and ornamental red fruits make it a popular choice for landscaping in tropical and subtropical regions.
  2. Size: Being a medium-sized palm, it's suitable for smaller gardens or patios.
  3. Low Maintenance: Once established, it requires minimal care compared to other palm varieties.
  4. Environment: Like other trees, it aids in improving air quality by absorbing CO2.