Black Palm
Scientific Name: Normanbya normanbyi
Normanbya normanbyi

Size: Up to 50 feet (15 m)
Min. Temperature: 24F (-4C)
Water Requirements: Regular water
Sun Requirements: Light shade
Origin: Northeastern Australia
Germination: Rapid germination, but low success rate
Leaf: Pinnate, Plumose, wide leaflets,
Trunk: Grayish green crownshaft, Gray,
Flower: Flower stalk coming from below the crownshaft.
Fruit: Pink when ripe. 1.5 inches long. egg shaped.
Seed: round at one end, pointed at the other.

The name comes from the colour of the wood of the trunk, which is used as construction material down under.


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