Salacca magnifica Pondoh - Snake Fruit Palm


Salacca magnifica Pondoh - Snake Fruit Palm

Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeKeep soil moistRegular waterPalm or palm-likeEdibleThorny or spinyUltra tropical, min. temperature 55F

Salacca zalacca, Snake Fruit. 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, undivided leaves (to 20 ft in native conditions). It is a clustering palm, which doesn't trunk, and very spiny. Palm prefers tropical climate, sheltered, lightly shaded, very moist position. Can be grown in a pot. Cold-sensitive and slow-growing.

RECOMMENDED FERTILIZER:
SUNSHINE Robusta - Rapid Growth Booster
Grown in
6"/1 gal pot