Christmas Palm, Vietchii merrillii

Christmas Palm

FAMILY:
Arecaceae

ORIGIN:
Phillipines

DESCRIPTION:
Small palm with a trunk that tapers towards crownshaft; stronly arching matte deep green leaves 3 - 6 ft. long each having 40 - 60 strap-shaped leaflets pale green and scaly beneath; grows to 20 ft.

CULTIVATION:
Water moderately; fertilize monthly; full sun

PROPAGATION:
Seed

COMMENTS:
Formerly under the genus Adonidia

 

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