Type of Plant:
Clumping, feather-leafed palm. Trunks to 1 inch thick. Glossy green leaves emerge red when new. Overall height to 20 feet with a 5-8 foot spread.
Prefers acidic to neutral, moist soils. Growth rate medium. Will tolerate brief cold snap to the mid 30s. Has no salt tolerance.
Country Of Origin:
Papua, New Guinea