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.
From Madagascar. Twines to 15 to 30 ft. Waxy, glossy green, oval leaves to 4 in. long. Valued for inte...
Native to New Guinea. Grows to 10–25 ft. tall and 12–15 ft. wide, with several clustered t...
Southeast Asia. Will probably reach 25 ft. and spread half as wide. Medium dark green leaves. It has s...