Dypsis ambositrae, Fine Leaf

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 Dypsis ambositrae






Cold Hardiness: 

About 28 degrees F.

Trunk type:

Suckering usually, but can be single trunk.  Thin trunks.  Crown shafted.

Leaf type:



Suckering, as above, can be single trunk


Seems to be easy to grow

Speed of growth:

Fairly fast


Ten feet plus, perhaps to about 15 feet

Soil requirements:

Sandy, good drainage

Sun Requirements:

Full sun; can tolerate somewhat less than full sun

General Description:

A new introduction of a beautiful suckering/single trunk species from the "Land of Dypsis" (Madagascar).  When single trunked, it is dramatic and gorgeous.  Because of its good cold hardiness, it is a must for all enthusuasts.    

Other Notes:

Near Extinct in the wild.  Also known as Dypsis plumosa, the present true name.

Further Data:


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