Marojejya darianii
Darian palm

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 Marojejya darianii, the Darian palm





Madagascar Island (South East Africa)

Cold Hardiness: 

About 32-34s, F.

Trunk type:

Rough, near trunkless to small trunk.

Leaf type:

Huge, solitary, undivided leaves to 12 feet plus


Single trunk.


Difficult, likes warmth, protection, and humidity

Speed of growth:



Leaf height to 20 feet

Soil requirements:

Rich, well drained, moist location.

Sun Requirements:


General Description:

A huge leafed "little trapping" palm with fantastic solid leaves to go straight up and are undivided.  Like the "Joey Palm", this is similar but much, much bigger.   

Other Notes:

Hard to grow in Southern California but there are a few alive here and there.  Long term survival is yet to be determined.  Now protected under CITES laws.

Further Data:


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