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Borassus sundaica


Order: Arecales
   Family: Arecaceae
            Genus: Borassus
                        Specie: Borassus sundaica

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 60 ft (18 m)

Cultivation: Deep, porous, well-drained soil

Features: Large blue-green fronds; pendulous bunches of fruit

Uses: Tropical gardens Containers

Zones: 11-12

Description: This is doubtfully distinguishable from Borassus flabellifer and many authorities do not recognize it. It is identical in overall appearance to that species and shows only minor differences in structure of flowering branchlets and seeds. The name i

Growth Habit: Single trunk topped by crown of fronds

Comments: Source of palm sugar

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