Borassus flabellifer

Borassus flabellifer - Palmyra Palm
Common Name Palmyra Palm
Type of Plant Palm

Description the same as B. aethiopum. Some taxonomists think these two may be the same species. Leaf bases are green while in B. aethiopum they are black.

Requirements Grows well in acidic and alkaline soils. Growth rate slow to moderate. Can tolerate short cold snaps into high 20s. Salt tolerance is good.
Country of Origin Africa, India, and Southeast Asia
Cold Tolerance 28
Sun Needs Full Sun
Water Needs Little
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