Fishtail palm grow and care – 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
Fishtail palm for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
How to grow 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? No
Difficulties or problems when growing: Fruit contain toxicity
Planting season: Spring, summer / Autumn (in warm climate)
Pests and diseases: ?
Pruning season: Autumn
How to prune: Old
Size of the plant? 6-12 m, 20-40 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition: Medium growing / Slow growing
Water requirement: Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? No
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: No
Bloom season: 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.