Arenga microcarpa
Arenga sagu, (this palm tree is similar to Arenga engleri).

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No photo available of Arenga microcarpa.

 Arenga microcarpa no photo. Similar to Arenga engleri palm. Also know for making sago.




Arenga microcarpa


Moluccas Islands (East of Indonesia) and Papua New Guinea.


Should be cold hardy, but data is lacking.

Trunk type:

Clumping with slender multiple trunks.

Leaf type:

Dark-green pinnate, (feather shape) leaves.


This palm is a suckering (multiple trunks) plant.


Speed of growth:


Approximately ten feet of height.

Soil requirements:

Sun Requirements:

General Description:

Similar to Arenga engleri but may have more cold hardiness.  Time will tell about this.

Other Notes:

Arenga microcarpa: 
Sago is made from this palm; sago is a type of grain that is used in cooking by using the trunks of this palm.

Further Data:

Hard to find

Palm for sale/Availability:

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