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Caryota gigas, Thai Mountain Giant

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Caryota gigas

Thai Mountain Giant
Family: Arecaceae / Palmae
Origin: China, Thailand
Big tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeKeep soil moistOrnamental foliagePalm or palm-like

The largest of the Fishtail palms, with a huge trunk and massive, flatly-held leaves. Grows extremely fast given the right conditions of warmth and humidity, together with a rich soil and an abundance of water.


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Caryota gigas, Thai Mountain Giant

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Caryota gigas, Thai Mountain Giant

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