Fishtail PalmScientific Name: Caryota rumphiana
Size: Up to 50 feet tall (15 m)
Min. Temperature: 27°F (-3°C)
Water Requirements: Regular water
Sun Requirements: Light shade
Origin: Molluccas, New Guinea
Germination: 1 to 3 months to germinate in warm media, can be planted outside after a year
9-16 feet long (2.7 to 5m), sometimes up to 22 feet (6.6 m).
Trunk: clustering N/A,
Flower: Cream, unisexual flowers in group of 3 (2 males, 1female).
Flower stalk coming from among the leaves, 6 feet long (1.8 m).
Fruit: Reddish pink.
0.75 to 1.5 inches, contains 1 to 3 seeds.
Seed: smooth black.
Round with groves.
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