Arenga pinnata
Sugar palm, Gomuti Palm, Aren palm

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Description

   

Locality:

India to Indonesia

Cold Hardiness: 

Frost tolerant, perhaps to 28, F.

Trunk type:

Fibrous and matted

Leaf type:

Plumose (fluffy appearance), pinnate (feather shaped) with jagged tips.

Suckering/Solitary:

Solitary, (single trunk)

Maintenance:

Average

Speed of growth:

Medium

Height:

Mature to 30 feet plus 

Soil requirements:

Average moisture, good drainage

Sun Requirements:

Full sun

General Description:

A large single trunk palm with a husky fibrous trunk.  Needs room to grow.  

Other Notes:

Is monocarpic (dies when it flowers).

Further Data:

This palms is used for sago (a type of grain), sugar and for making alcoholic beverage.

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