The Talipot Tree is the largest of Coryphas, and arguably the largest of the fan palms
Talipot PalmScientific Name: Corypha umbraculifera
Size: Up to 80 feet tall (24 m) Up to 50 feet in diameter (15 m)
Min. Temperature: 28°F (-3°C)
Water Requirements: Regular water
Sun Requirements: Full sun
Origin: Sri Lanka
Germination: Easy when fresh
30 to 40 leaves. Rachis extends in more than half of the length of the leaf. 110 to 130 leaflets with blunt tips that split,
Up to 15 feet in diameter.
Spiny edge, leafstem bases divided..
Trunk: Covered with old leaf bases,
up to 3 feet in diameter (90 cm).
Flower: millions of flowers on a 20 feet flower stalk form when the tree is mature (30 to 80 years old). The tree subsequently dies.
Flower stalk coming from the top of the tree.
Fruit: olive colored, slightly glaucous.
Up to 1.5 inches in diameter.
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