Johannesteijsmannia altifrons
Joey palm, Diamond Joey palm, Umbrella leaf Palm

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 Joey palm





Thailand & Malaya

Cold Hardiness: 

To freezing, 32 F.

Trunk type:

Essentially no trunk

Leaf type:

Huge, solid leaves coming out of the ground.  Stunning!


Solitary (single trunk).


Difficult  This plant is not for a novice grower.

Speed of growth:

Slow growing.


To top of leaves, 12 feet plus 

Soil requirements:

Rich, good draining, keep moist.

Sun Requirements:


General Description:

A unique and beautiful simple leafed plant with very large leaves.

Other Notes:

Hard to grow, very sought after.  Plant in warm location when larger.

Further Data:


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