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Arenga australasica

Classification

Order: Arecales
   Family: Arecaceae
            Genus: Arenga
                        Specie: Arenga australasica

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 60 ft (18 m)

Cultivation: Permanently moist soil in a sunny sheltered position

Features: Fronds up to 10 ft (3 m) long with glossy green leaflets

Uses: Containers Tropical gardens Conservatory plant

Zones: 11-12

Description: This is the only species native to Australia, restricted to the coast of far northern Queensland, where it grows in low-lying areas on disturbed forest margins. It is multi-stemmed but often only one or two trunks elongate, reaching as much as 60 ft (18 m

Growth Habit: Multi-stemmed with crowns of fronds

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