Canton Fishtail Palm
Palms and cycads
These Southeast Asian natives are feather palms with huge, finely divided leaves made up of leaflets flattened and split at tips like fish tails. Plant in humus-rich soil that provides good drainage. Individual trunks die after flowering, which may not occur for 20 to 25 years.Caryota ochlandra
Southeast Asia. Will probably reach 25 ft. and spread half as wide. Medium dark green leaves. It has survived to 26°F/–3°C.
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