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Ptychosperma macarthurii, Macarthur Palm, Macarthur Feather Palm

Ptychosperma macarthurii

Macarthur Palm, Macarthur Feather Palm
Family: Arecaceae / Palmae
Origin: Australia, India
Big tree > 20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterOrnamental foliagePalm or palm-likeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

This is a popular multi-trunked palm in the tropics. The leaves are dark green and are about 4-5 feet long. They are common in the tropics as they prefer warm humid weather. Southern California is a little cool and dry. Soil requirements: Rich (high in organics and nutrients) with good drainage.

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