named after Wodyeti, an Aboriginal bushman
Foxtail PalmScientific Name: Wodyetia bifurcata
Size: Up to 30 feet (9 m)
Min. Temperature: 31°F (- 0.5°C)
Water Requirements: moderate water
Sun Requirements: Full sun
Origin: Eastern Queensland, Australia
Germination: 2 to 3 month with fast growing seedlings
Trunk: green crownshaft,
Dark grey at the bottom, becoming almost white at the top,
Flower: Flower stalk coming from the base of the crownshaft.
Fruit: red when ripe.
2 inches long (2 cm).
Seed: 1.5 inches long (4 cm).
covered with fibers.
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