African Oil Palm
Type of Plant:
Solitary, very large, feather-leafed palm. Trunks to 2 feet thick and deep green leaves somewhat plumose. Overall height to 60 feet with a 25 foot spread.
Grows well in wet soils either acidic or slightly alkaline. Growth rate is moderate. Will tolerate short cold snaps just below freezing. Primary source of palm oil.
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