Chambeyronia macrocarpa, Flame Thrower Palm Tree
Chambeyronia macrocarpa, the “Flame Thrower” palm is native to the island of New Caledonia. It’s a solitary palm with very large 8-10 foot arching fronds and wide leaflets that are thick in texture. Average mature height of this species is twenty-five feet in cultivation. The trunk diameter is approximately ten inches with strongly ringed bamboo-like leaf scars. The crown shaft is dark emerald green.
Chambeyronia throw two to three new leaves a year and each one is exceptional as they emerge a stunning red color. This red varies from a deep burgundy through intense pink. The colorful new leaf will gradually turn to green over approximately a 2 week period. The large very ornamental fruit matures to an intense red color.
The “Flame Thrower Palm” is a surprisingly easy, cold hardy, and fast grower in the tropics. It has become very popular in urban landscapes. A great palm for climates that do not experience more than an occasional freeze with temperatures down to as low as 25 degrees F.
If you're looking for a one-of-a-kind rare species you'll want to add this gorgeous palm to your collection! It's truly one of the most beautiful in the world. Flame Thrower palm does very well in a container. It can be enjoyed as a wonderful indoor / outdoor plant, or if your climate permits, an absolutely stunning addition to your landscape!
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