Mike Maxson <MAXSON at pe.net> writes:
>I have a palm called Dypsis baronii (Neodypsis compactus) from
>Madagascar. The palm is in a one gl. pot and is only about 1
>foot tall and is starting to branch. I know this palm is known
>to branch but is it normal to branch this early.
I have seen it branch in the wild, usually pretty close to the ground. It's
rare, though, for baronii to branch. I wouldn't expect more than one
branching point either - if you have more you might have D. lutescens
or D. andrianatonga. They're almost impossible to tell apart when sterile.