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Caryota:
Caryota gigas
Caryota obtusa
Caryota ochlandra
Caryota urens

Caryota urens

Common name: Toddy Palm
Native to: Burma
Mature height: 50 feet
Mature spread: 14'
Growth Habit: solitary
Leaf type: fishtail

Description:

Large very attractive tree grows to about 50 feet tall with graceful arching and droopy bipinnate fishtail leaves. This high mountain variety is probably the most cold hardy Caryota.


This species in the garden:
Growth rate: fast
Sunlight: gradual sun
Water: keep moist
Cold Tolerance: 22 F
Seed or plant availability: common




 
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