Licuala mapu  (The variegated Licuala)

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 Licuala mapu





Borneo Islands 

Cold Hardiness: 

About mid thirties F. 

Trunk type:

Rough, small, suckering (multiple trunks).

Leaf type:

Palmate with thin segments.




Medium, can be grown

Speed of growth:



About 3-4 feet

Soil requirements:

Rich, well draining

Sun Requirements:


General Description:

A gorgeous variegated Licuala with yellow splotches, dark green areas and everything in between.  Can be grown in the warmest of Coast California areas.  

Other Notes:

One of the pretiest palms in the world!  Rare! Hard to grow in So Cal

Further Data:

Will not survive outdoors in So Cal.  We can special order one for those who insist they have to have it.

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