Fishtail palm growing palm tree of the genus Caryota also known as Fishtail palms Fishtail palm perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropics, mediterranean, desert or subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.
Fishtail palm leaves
Leaves color green leaves pinnate fronds with shredded leaves, leaves can 1m when the tree young to 3m and more when full grown, the trunk has triangle shape
Flower color can be purple, green, yellow or white flowers grow on branch (palm fronds) on every branch can be dozens of flowers separate tree for male and female flowers.
Fruit (none-edible) color can be red, purple, yellow or black, fruit shape is oval to round
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Requirements for Fishtail palm growing and care:
After the plant establish can survive little frost,
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Suckers
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Fruit contain toxicity
Spring, summer / Autumn (in warm climate)
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Size of the plant?
6-12 m, 20-40 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower
Purple, green, yellow or white flowers grow on branch (palm fronds) on every branch can be dozens of flowers separate tree for male and female flowers.