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|Salacca magnifica, Salacca zalacca|
Family: Arecaceae / Palmae
Salacca, Sala, Snake Fruit
An extremely impressive palm, with very long (to 20 ft), undivided leaves. It is a clustering palm, which doesn't trunk. Very spiny. A truly stunning palm which is slowly becoming more common in collections, but is still very expensive. Prefers warm, sheltered, lightly shaded, very moist position, tropical climate, but plants can be grown quite successfully in the warm subtropics. Fuzzy fruit are edible.
4247 Salacca magnifica var. Pondoh - Snake FruitSalacca zalacca, Snake Fruit. This is an extremely impressive palm with fuzzy edible delicious fruit, very popular in Thailand. Very hard to find in plant collections. The palm has very long (to 20 ft), undivided leaves. It is a clustering palm, which doesn't trunk. Very spiny. Palm prefers tropical climate, sheltered, lightly shaded, very moist position. Can be grown in a pot. This palm is very cold senstivie and slow-growing. Has to be kept above 50F.
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|Grown in 1 gal pot, small plant|
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