MacArthur Palm
Scientific Name: Ptychosperma macarthurii
Ptychosperma macarthurii

Size: Up to 15 feet tall (4.5 m).
Min. Temperature: 31F (-0.5C)
Water Requirements: Regular water.
Sun Requirements: Light shade to shade
Origin: Northeastern Australia
Germination: 4 to 8 weeks if fresh, and if temperature high enough.
Leaf: Pinnate, to 6 feet long..
Trunk: clustering green crownshaft, slim, gray, ringed,
Flower: Flower stalk coming from below the crownshaft.
Fruit: Bright red in clusters. 1 inch long (2.5 cm).
Seed: 1 inch long (2.5 cm). grooved, pointed both ends.

Common in tropical gardens, esthetically pleasing red fruits.


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