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Arenga pinnata, Arenga saccharifera, Sugar Palm, Black Sugar Palm, Gomuti Palm

Arenga pinnata, Arenga saccharifera

Sugar Palm, Black Sugar Palm, Gomuti Palm
Family: Arecaceae / Palmae
Origin: Malaysian islands
Big tree > 20 ftFull sunModerate waterPalm or palm-like

Commonly seen in Southeast Asia, where a crude kind of sugar is made from the sap. Fast and strong growing, the new leaves are strongly wedge-shaped, leathery and attractive. Requires a rich soil, plenty of water, and feed during periods of growth.


Similar plants:


Arenga pinnata, Arenga saccharifera, Sugar Palm, Black Sugar Palm, Gomuti Palm


Link to this plant:
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