Lipstick palm for sale

Lipstick Palm Tree – Cyrtostachys renda
Looking for a medium sized exotic palm tree that gets attention, the Lipstick Palm tree (Cyrtostachys renda) does that and more. With its stunning red stalk and lush green leaves the Lipstick Palm stands out in the crowd. It’s a very temperamental palm, but if your looking a sought-after palm than go no further. The Lipstick Palm originates from southeast Asia and is commonly referred to as the Sealing Wax Palm or the Red Sealing wax Palm.
Many people agree that the stunning beautiful tropical lipstick palm is among the most rare and exotic palm trees of the Arecaceae family. With only a few species having a red crownshaft, none are yet as vibrant and red as the lipstick palm. Scene vary rarely in North America; the lipstick palm can make a great addition to any home located in zone 11 and above. Given the right environment, the lipstick palm can live and grown in any indoor space. Similar in traits as the bamboo palm; they have a high tendency to clump next to each other. For this reason, the lipstick palm tree is great for screening areas such as a spa or jaccuzi. The Lipstick palm is a must have for any palm tree collector or palm tree enthusiast. The Lipstick palm is also great for the pool area, patio, or even a Zen garden oasis.
This palm tree will make a great addition to any home, office or landscape. It will give a sense of the tropics with little cost. Its time to go green and buy real palm trees. Palm trees are also great for indoors because they act as a natural humidifier and detoxifier by removing Carbon Monoxide and replacing the air with fresh Oxygen. Real Palm Trees make a home feel like home by giving you the feel of nature inside or out. Buy this palm tree and have a piece of unspoiled nature.
*Please be advised that the Lipstick Palm is one of the most exotic palms available in the world. It is not covered under any guarantee, due to the costliness of providing such a rare and one-of-kind palm tree. We pride ourselves in delivering the best!
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Crytostachys lakka, Red Sealing Wax Palm is native to Malaya and widely dispersed in Southeast Asia. Many say Sealing Wax Palm is the most beautiful palm in the world

The main attraction is the deep red leaf sheaths of this clustering palm. Mature wood is a typical gray color

New sprouts are nice like this fine stem

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The name comes from Chinese sealing wax which is a very similar red color

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In Florida, Crytostachys lakka is rated to 15 feet and is a very slow grower. In the wilds of Borneo, for example, this palm grows 2x-3x taller. Plant in light shade to full sun in South Florida

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Seeds are very slow to germinate, sometimes up to one year. Fresh seeds germinate much more quickly, but are still slow. Young plants stay small (a few inches tall) for perhaps 3 years, then begin to grow, and slowly

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Prices, therefore, are understandably high for both seeds and well grown plants. Here is a Red Sealing Wax offered for sale at $1,000 at a recent palm show

Major cost factors include poor germination and heavy seedling losses. If they live, the first 7 years grows a palm to this size. Two more years and you have this. Two more years ( 11 total) & you have a hearty specimen, beautiful and valuable

Also, we have seen Nature’s rare orange version…

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Red Sealing Wax Palm demands rich, moist, loamy soils. It is not tolerant of cold, drought or wind. It has no major pests or disease problems

For collectors, the main issue and point of discussion has always been temperature

Some say temperatures below 55 degrees are fatal. Others say 40 degrees is the limit. The conventional wisdom has been that below some temperature Sealing Wax quickly dies or is fatally wounded

We met a grower, Steve Stein, who disputes the claim of cold damage. He indicated that there is a fungus, Gliocadium, which is resident with Red Sealing Wax Palm which suddenly becomes active below 70 degrees. Steve says it is the Gliocadium fungus and not the cold which is dangerous to Sealing Wax. He recommends a thorough application of fungicide every November in South Florida to preempt problems

Red Sealing Wax may be difficult as a houseplant due to its tropical climate requirements of light, heat and humidity. In this picture, Red Sealing Wax Palm is growing very happily in a submerged pot in a pond

Lipstick Palm Growing Conditions: Learn About Lipstick Palm Plant Care

Also known as red palm or red sealing wax palm, lipstick palm (Cyrtostachys renda) is appropriately named for its distinctive, bright red fronds and trunk. Lipstick palm is considered by many to be one of the world’s most beautiful and exotic palms. If you live in USDA plant hardiness zone 10b or above, where temperatures never drop below 40 F. (4.5 C.), you can grow this stunning palm in your own garden. Read on for more lipstick palm information.

Lipstick Palm Information

Lipstick palm is a tropical plant native to Malaysia, Borneo, Southern Thailand and Sumatra, where it grows in swampy areas, along riverbanks and in coastal tidal areas. It is threatened in some areas due to reduction of lowland forests.

Red sealing wax palm reaches heights of up to 50 feet in its natural environment, but usually tops out at about 25 to 30 feet in the home garden.

How to Grow Lipstick Palms

Lipstick palm growing conditions includes partial shade while the plant is young. Otherwise, mature trees thrive in full sunlight. This warm climate tree prefers year round temperatures between 75 and 85 F. (24-29 C.).

Red sealing wax palm doesn’t grow well in dry soil and isn’t tolerant of strong winds. It requires high humidity and even grows in swampy conditions or standing water, making this palm a useful pond plant.

Although lipstick palm can be started by seed, it’s much easier and faster to remove and replant suckers from the side of an established tree. If you’re adventurous and want to try your hand at growing lipstick palm from seeds, remove dry seedheads from a plant, then remove the seeds and plant them in a planting media with excellent moisture retention. Germination generally takes at least two to four months, and seeds may not sprout for up to nine months.

Lipstick Palm Plant Care

As mentioned above, the main challenge when it comes to lipstick palm plant care is keeping the soil consistently moist. Otherwise, lipstick palm requires little attention.

Although lipstick palm can be grown in a container indoors, most growers find it extremely difficult to maintain adequate humidity and warmth to sustain the plant.

Red Sealing Wax Palm

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Scientific Name : Cyrtostachys renda

Family : Arecaceae

Genus : Cyrtostachys

Common names : Red Sealing Wax Palm, Lipstick Palm, Rajah Palm, Pinang raja

Red Sealing Wax Palm is known for its bright red crown shafts. This colourful, medium sized, slow-growing palm is native to Malaysia and the island of Sumatra. It has pinnate (feather shape), dark green leaves. Leaflets are stiff and neatly arranged. The fruit are small, black, and oblong. Sometimes the red stem colour range from orange to yellow. This ornamental palm grows up to 16 to 20 feet high. It is one of the most beautiful and sought-after palms in the world.

Red Sealing Wax Palm prefer rich, moist, loamy soils. It needs high humidity and is not tolerant of drought or wind. It grows well in both full sun or part shade. As they naturally grow in swamps, they are highly tolerant of flooding and can be grown in standing water.

The propagation of red sealing wax palm is through seeds. Seeds are very slow to germinate. Fresh seeds germinate much more quickly, but will take 2-4 months to germinate.Young plants stay small (a few inches tall) for perhaps 3 years, then begin to grow slowly. The plant should be fed monthly with a commercial tropical plant food. It is suitable for tropical outdoor sunny or shady positions. It has no major pests or disease problems.

Questions of

Questions & Answers
1. Posted on : 19.1.2010 By : larie Kent , hawaii View Answer (0) Post Answer

How do i groom my seal wax palms. Can I take the new growth out with roots and try to get them to grow with out hurting the main trunk. they are eight feet high and I just planted them

2. Posted on : 13.9.2009 By : [email protected] , santa barbara View Answer (1) Post Answer

I just bought two majesty palms at home depot.I heard there shade plants and love water. How true is this and what kind of soil should I put them in? There 10-12 feet tall,and there going in the ground.and How much cold can they handle at night time


I have seen these planted in the ground here and they were huge. They were positioned on the southwest side of the house(protected from north winds which can be severe here). My guess to minimum temperature would be 40 degrees. Remember: these are topical NOT desert palms which can take colder temps. Hope I have helped!

Posted By :Robert , Houston, Tx | On 6.1.2011
3. Posted on : 13.6.2009 By : Jarnail , Ludhiana View Answer (0) Post Answer

Can u get me guide to growing Palm Majesty in our home lord.kindly explane it is possible thats possible then do it.

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Cyrtostachys Species, Lipstick Palm, Red Sealing Wax Palm, Sealing Wax Palm


Tropicals and Tender Perennials


Water Requirements:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun


Grown for foliage

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30-40 ft. (9-12 m)


8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)


USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)

Where to Grow:

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Bloom Time:

Blooms all year

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Propagation Methods:

From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Cabo Rojo,

Big Pine Key, Florida

Boca Raton, Florida(2 reports)

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Hialeah, Florida

Hollywood, Florida

Homestead, Florida

Key West, Florida

Loxahatchee, Florida

Miami Beach, Florida

Mulberry, Florida

North Miami Beach, Florida

Pompano Beach, Florida

Port Charlotte, Florida

West Palm Beach, Florida

Hilo, Hawaii

Holualoa, Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii


Kapolei, Hawaii

Villers-lès-Nancy, Lorraine

ST JOHN, Mississippi

ST THOMAS, Mississippi

Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico

Toa Baja, Puerto Rico

Vieques, Puerto Rico

St John, Virgin Islands(2 reports)

St Thomas, Virgin Islands(2 reports)

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