Habitat and Distribution
Native to the central coast of New Guinea
A very attractive clustering sometime solitary palm that grows in a perfect symmetrical shape and stays a rich green in full sun. It has an attractive dense clump of stems, which lends itself to being a great privacy screen in the yard. It’s a manageable sized palm with symmetrical clumping habit reaching 20 feet. The stems are tightly clustered and 2 inches in diameter. The stunning inflorescences are orange with contrasting maroon fruit which mature to black. Young plants are particularly attractive with large undivided leaflets.
This palm can grow 20ft tall with a stem cluster of about 2 ½ft in diameter. The growth is steady and grows in a variety of soils including sandy and alkaline.
Cold Hardiness Zone:
10b-11, Can withstand temperatures below freezing for short durations.
A dense and super green clustering palm that makes for a wonderful natural privacy screen.
Not bothered by drought or Florida’s alkaline soils !
No maintenance and beautiful !
Safely shipped bare or semi-bare root in a sterile medium.
Buyer assumes all risk of plant loss due to buyer's state agricultural regulations and bare root shipping.
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To avoid risk of damage to plants during delivery, please do not place an order when extreme temperature or weather conditions are likely.
All of our plants are grown in various amounts of shade, therefore your plants will require a slow introduction into appropriate amounts of sun.
In almost all cases your plants will benefit from providing an environment with enhanced humidity until root function has normalized.
For all items "quantity available" greater than (1), item shipped may not be the actual item in the photo.
Titles refer to growing container sizes appropriate for plant being sold. Plant sizes may vary.
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Shipping for international orders varies.
Propagation from seed or cuttings unless method, such as grafting is stated.
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