Bottle Palm (Rental)


Bottle Palm Care

Sunlight: Plant the Bottle Palm in a location where it receives bright, indirect sunlight to partial shade. While it can tolerate some direct sunlight, especially in the morning or late afternoon, avoid prolonged exposure to intense sunlight, which can scorch the leaves.

Soil: Ensure the soil is well-draining and rich in organic matter. Bottle Palms prefer slightly acidic to neutral soil conditions. Amending heavy clay soils with sand or perlite can improve drainage.

Watering: Water the Bottle Palm regularly, especially during the growing season (spring and summer). Allow the top few inches of soil to dry out between waterings, but avoid letting the soil become completely dry. Reduce watering frequency in winter, but ensure the plant does not suffer from drought stress.

Fertilization: Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer specifically formulated for palm trees in spring and summer. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for dosage and frequency. Avoid fertilizing during the winter months when growth is minimal.

Pruning: Minimal pruning is typically required for Bottle Palms. Remove any dead or damaged fronds as needed, but avoid pruning green fronds, as this can harm the tree. Trim off any spent flowers or fruit clusters to promote new growth.

Protection: Protect the Bottle Palm from cold temperatures, especially if grown in cooler climates. Provide frost protection by covering the palm with blankets or frost cloth during cold snaps. Additionally, protect the palm from strong winds, which can damage its fronds.

Pest and Disease Control: Monitor the Bottle Palm for common pests such as spider mites, aphids, and scale insects. Treat infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil. Ensure good air circulation around the palm to prevent fungal diseases. Avoid overwatering, which can lead to root rot.

Container Care: If grown in containers, ensure the pot has drainage holes to prevent waterlogging. Repot the palm every 2-3 years into a slightly larger container with fresh, well-draining potting mix. Provide adequate water and fertilizer to container-grown palms, as they have limited access to nutrients compared to those planted in the ground.

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**Palms must be returned in their original condition. Any necessary watering during the rental period is the responsibility of the renter. Failure to adequately maintain the health of the palms while rented will result in a charge equivalent to the full purchase price.

Please note that all palm rentals are subject to availability of our current inventory. Weekend rentals may not exceed 5 days, while seasonal rentals typically span from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

For delivery services, charges will apply for both delivery and pickup, with payment required upfront.**

Introducing the Bottle Palm – a captivating addition to any tropical or subtropical landscape. With its unique, squat trunk and compact crown of fronds, the Bottle Palm stands out as a distinctive and eye-catching specimen.

Native to the Mascarene Islands in the Indian Ocean, this palm species gets its name from its unusual bottle-shaped trunk, which gradually swells at the base, resembling a bottle or flask. Its compact size makes it an excellent choice for small gardens, courtyards, or container planting, where its charming silhouette can be appreciated up close.

The Bottle Palm features arching fronds with gracefully drooping leaflets, adding a touch of elegance to its appearance. Thriving in full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil, it is relatively low maintenance once established, making it suitable for both novice and experienced gardeners alike.

Perfect for creating a tropical oasis or adding a focal point to your outdoor space, the Bottle Palm brings a sense of exotic beauty and intrigue wherever it is planted. Elevate your landscape with the captivating allure of the Bottle Palm today!

Additional information


#15, #25

Rental Duration

1 Week, Seasonal