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Palm Tree Care and Common and Scientific Names
Care And Common Names
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Hyophorbe verschaffeltii
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DESCRIPTION
Hyophorbe verschaffeltii

Common Names:

ID:

537

Locality:

Mascarene Islands (E. Africa & of Madagascar Island)

Cold Hardiness:

32ยบ F.

Trunk Type:

Spindle shaped trunk (thin at top and bottom) with a prominent bulge in the middle. Unique crown shaft that bulges at its base

Leaf Type:

Pinnate (feather shape), leaves that arch and also twist on their axis (the main part of leaf) The latter fact can be used to tell them from the Bottle Palm. The petiole (leafstalk) is yellow, whereas the Bottle palm petiole will have shades of red.

Suckering/Solitary:

Solitary (single trunk).

Maintenance:

Slow growing but fairly easy, providing you don't get too cold.

Speed of growth:

Slow to medium

Height:

14-16 feet

Soil requirements:

Sandy

Sun requirements:

Full sun

General Description:

A unique, different and popular palm that should be part of any palm collection, providing you don't get cold. Its fusiform trunk, silver unique crown shaft, and somewhat short leaves make it a very nice landscape palm.

Further Data:

A nice potted palm. Compare this one to the Bottle Palm, H. lagenicaulis.
 

Palm For Sale/Availability for

 

The following is a listing of palms recently in stock, but availability changes quite quickly.  We apologize if we run out of the size you want. We are always open Monday - Saturday, 9 AM to 4 PM excluding major Holidays or very inclement weather.  For mail orders, please contact us at 619 291 4605.  We do not ship internationally.  Thank you for your interest.
- Phil Bergman, Owner

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Citrus
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