Fishtail Palm
Scientific Name: Caryota rumphiana
Caryota rumphiana

Size: Up to 50 feet tall (15 m)
Min. Temperature: 27F (-3C)
Water Requirements: Regular water
Sun Requirements: Light shade
Origin: Molluccas, New Guinea
Germination: 1 to 3 months to germinate in warm media, can be planted outside after a year
Leaf: Bipinnate, Light green, 9-16 feet long (2.7 to 5m), sometimes up to 22 feet (6.6 m).
Trunk: clustering N/A,
Flower: Cream, unisexual flowers in group of 3 (2 males, 1female). Flower stalk coming from among the leaves, 6 feet long (1.8 m).
Fruit: Reddish pink. 0.75 to 1.5 inches, contains 1 to 3 seeds. round.
Seed: smooth black. Round with groves.


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