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Ivory Cane Palm
Scientific Name: Pinanga kuhlii
Synonym:
Family: Arecaceae
Ivory Cane Palm (Pinanga  kuhlii)
Pinanga kuhlii, habit, Photo by Forest & Kim Starr, starr-030807-0135
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10-12

Frost Tolerance: 32F (0C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade to shade

Origin: Indonesia

Growth Habits: Suckering, thin-stemmed palmtre, up to 25 feet tall (7.5 m); white crownshaf; pinnate leaves, about 4 to 5 feet long (1.2-1.5 m) with fat dark green leaflets

Watering Needs: Abundant water, good drainage, not salt tolerant

Propagation: Seeds, division


Pinanga kuhlii, fruit, Photo by Forest & Kim Starr, starr-030807-0075

Cultural Practices:
Feed at least twice a year.

Blooming Habits:
Flower stalk coming from below the crownshaft

Fruiting Habits:
Bright red when ripe. 0.5 inch long (1.2 cm), with oval seed.


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