Dypsis cabadae
Cabada palm

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 Dypsis cabadae, Cabada palm





Comores Islands, near Madagascar

Cold Hardiness: 

Not lower than freezing (32 F).

Trunk type:

Thin trunk, silver with prominent rings, crown shafted

Leaf type:





More difficult than D. baronii or ambositrae

Speed of growth:

slow to medium


15 feet

Soil requirements:

Sandy, good drainage

Sun Requirements:

Strong filtered, part day sun

General Description:

A nice but somewhat more difficult suckering Dypsis for hobbyists to grow.  The trunks are beefier than the baronii and show more red colors in the new spear.  

Other Notes:

Less cold tolerant than other Dypsis. but can be grown in excellent protected areas.

Further Data:


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