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Wallichia:
Wallichia densiflora

Wallichia densiflora

Common name: Wallich Palm
Native to: Nepal
Mature height: 20'
Mature spread: 12'
Growth Habit: solitary
Leaf type: pinnate caryotoid
Wallichia densiflora

photo by: Dennis Valdez
Jim Denz Garden
Los Altos

Description:

Growth rate increases with age. Grows well in sheltered subtropical areas. This specie is monocarpic, blooming in about 15 years and dies in about 20 years.


This species in the garden:
Growth rate: slow when young
Sunlight: gradual
Water: moderate
Cold Tolerance: 26 F
Seed or plant availability: rare




 
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