• Dwarf sugar palm PB8

    (Arenga engleri)

    Dwarf sugar palm PB8
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    Species Information

    Latin Name: Arenga engleri
    Common Name(s): Formosa Palm or Dwarf Sugarcane Palm 
    Country of Origin: Taiwan 
    Frond Style: Pinnate 
    Plant Type: Sub Tropical – Tropical Palm
    Leaf Colour: Green Silver under frond 
    Fruit Colour: Orange 
    Special Features: Attractive fishtail shaped foliage, Clumping slender trunks,  Slow growing.

    This Palm

    Product Code: Areen- PB8
    Container Size: PB8
    Plants per container: Single
    Average Height: 600 mm
    Average Girth: 20mm
    Likes: Shade - semi-shade Indoors Outdoors in the right climate 

    When Mature

    Preferred Climate: Temperate
    Average Height: 3 - 6 metres
    Trunk Girth: 200mm
    Likes: Warm Sheltered Semi Shade and Groupings and Indoors 

    Arenga engleriFormosa palm”  is a small palm that is native to the Islands south of Japan and Northern Taiwan where you will find growing on the slopes in dense forests.

    The Formosa palm-is a small clump-forming palm with distinctive fish-tail shaped ends to its leaves and is extremely attractive. Makes a dense clump up to 5 m wide, Stems are Clustered clothed by black fibrous remains, often very short up to 3 m in height. Prefers moist soil and is tolerant of poor soils as long as the drainage is good. Cold tolerant down to  -3.ºC for short periods once established. The small size of the Formosa palm makes it the perfect understory Palm easily to being planted under a grove of trees or other taller Palms. Long-lived in pots on the deck, Patio or conservatory 

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