Fish Tail Palm

FISH TAIL PALM – Caryota plumosa

Aptly named palm with its fishtail like segments on arching fronds. Height reahes about 36″

TEMPERATURE: Average to warm; minimum at night 62-65 degrees; tolerates lower tempertures of 50 for short periods.

LIGHT: Needs well lighted position bright diffused sunlight.

WATERING: never allow soil to dry out thouogh do not saturate it.

FERTILIZE: Once each month while growing usually spring through fall.

Information brought to you by Lawn Patio taken from Merchant Publishing Company and prepared by M. Jane Coleman, PHD and Agricultural Research Center in Florida.


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