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Calamus:
Calamus caryotoides

Calamus caryotoides

Common name: Fishtail Lawyer Cane Palm
Native to: Australia
Mature height: 20'
Mature spread: 3' or more
Growth Habit: climbing
Leaf type: palmate spoke wheel

Description:

Very spiney Rattan palm. Once recorded as the longest vining plant in the world. Used for making furniture, baskets and other woven items.


This species in the garden:
Growth rate: moderate
Sunlight: filtered
Water: keep moist
Cold Tolerance: 20 F
Seed or plant availability: limited availability




 
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