Johannesteijsmannia magnifica
The Silver Joey palm

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 Johannesteijsmannia magnifica, the Silver Joey palm





Thailand & Malaysia

Cold Hardiness: 

About freezing (32 F.), slightly better than  J. altifrons.

Trunk type:

Essentially, no trunk.

Leaf type:

Solid, simple, underside silver colored


Single trunk.


Easier than J. altifrons but not easy.

Speed of growth:

Slow and not easy to grow.  Not for a novice grower.


To about 10 feet

Soil requirements:

Rich, well-drained, moist

Sun Requirements:


General Description:

A gorgeous solid leaf plant loved by everyone.  It has a bit of a petiole and is silver under the leaves, making it different from J. altifrons.

Other Notes:

A superb choice for those who can grow it

Further Data:


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