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Caryota ochlandra
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Zones 23-25, 27, H2
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Caryota ochlandra

Canton Fishtail Palm
Arecaceae (Palmae)
Palms and cycads

CARYOTA

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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