Almost extinct in its natural habitat.
Red Latan PalmScientific Name: Latania lontaroides (Gaertn.) Moore
Size: Slowly up to 40 feet (12 m) to 16 feet in diameter (5 m)
Min. Temperature: 28°F (-2°C)
Water Requirements: Regular water
Sun Requirements: Full sun
Origin: Reunion Island
Germination: Easy when fresh
8 to 24 Young leaves have a reddish coloration.,
armed leafstems wth wool and wax at the bottom.
Trunk: Gray, lightly ringed, swollen base,
8 inches (20 cm).
Flower: Flower stalk coming from among the leaves, 3 to 6 feet long 0.9 to 1.8 m).
Fruit: brownish green.
2 inches long (5 cm).
Seed: round at one end, pointed at the other..
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