Common in tropical gardens, esthetically pleasing red fruits.
MacArthur PalmScientific Name: Ptychosperma macarthurii
Size: Up to 15 feet tall (4.5 m).
Min. Temperature: 31°F (-0.5°C)
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.
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.
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