Betel Nut Palm, plant

$19.80$44.00 incl. GST

Usually Available: October to May
Shipping: NOT Western Australia or Tasmania, NOT internationally
Botanical Name: Areca catechu
Pot Sizes: 50mm forestry, 100mm pot


Betel Nut Palm plant, Areca catechu, is sometimes known as Indian Nut, Betel Palm Pinang Palm and Areca Palm. Nuts of Betel Palm plant are  wrapped in the leaves Betel Pepper (Piper Betle), together with powdered lime to make betel quid. This is a ceremonial usage and not a food. Betel Nut Palm  is a native to the tropical Pacific and East Africa. Betel Palm prefers well drained soils in an open, sunny position. Drought and frost tender.  A tropical evergreen palm to 10m.

PLEASE NOTE; This plant is recommended for ornamental purposes only.