Veitchia arecina

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 Veitchia arecina

   

Description

   

Locality:

Vanuatu

Cold Hardiness: 

27-28 F.

Trunk type:

Grey trunk with a white crown that has black, gray and green speckling.

Leaf type:

  Long green leaflets that are serrated at the tips.
  The leaves are long and arching.

Suckering/Solitary:

Solitary

Maintenance:

Is a fairly easy grow for Southern California.

Speed of growth:

Moderate to fast

Height:

20+ feet

Soil requirements:

Rich and sandy with good drainage.

Sun Requirements:

Partial to full sun.

General Description:

This is a beautiful palm.  It is one of the easier Veitchias to grow; it is also one of the prettiest.  Well worth a try in most gardens.

Other Notes:

If you like this palm see Archontophoenix purpurea, Howea forsteriana, Rhopalostylis baueri and Burretiokenita hapala.  Are fruiting trees of V. arecina is Southern California

Further Data:

 Can hybridize with Wodyetia 

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