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Ptychosperma macarthuri
Ptychosperma macarthuri

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Zone
Zones 23-25, 27, H2
Partial Sun
Partial
Regular Water
Moderate

Ptychosperma macarthuri

Macarthur Palm
Arecaceae (Palmae)
Palms and cycads

PTYCHOSPERMA

Native to Australia and the South Pacific. Small feather palms with slender, ringed trunks and well-defined crown shafts (the smooth, usually green upper portion of the trunk, formed by overlapping bases of newer leaves). Leaflets are toothed at the tip. Often produce red fruit in warmest frost-free climates. Grow in well-drained soil.

Ptychosperma macarthuri

Native to New Guinea. Grows to 10–25 ft. tall and 12–15 ft. wide, with several clustered trunks. Leaves to 6 1/2 ft. long. Good large understory plant. Often grown in tubs.

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