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Hyophorbe Verschaffeltii seeds

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Unique Palm with a trunk of colour grey, inflated at the bottom and narrow at the top. Huge sheets of about 2 m long. Ivory flowers in orange. Bag of 10 seeds.

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Hyophorbe Verschaffeltii is a different and unique Palm tree that should be part of your collection. It is easy to grow pot. It is very similar to its cousin the bottle Palm, but its trunk is not as inflated.

The trunk is coloured grey, is inflated at the bottom and narrower towards the top. The Crown consists of 6-8 leaves forming the arches outward in the form of "V".

The leaves are 2 metres long and are composed of 100 to 150 small leaves, green light on top and grey below.

The fragrant flowers emerge from a stem rising to the top of the Crown. The stem is 50 cm high and flower are ivory-coloured orange.

The fruit is 3 cm long and is orange to red.

Hardiness zone : 1°C mini in winter. Get a full sun and a good drainage. Requires a moist soil, do not let the soil drying between waterings. Its growth is slow, but easy. 

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