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PlantFiles: Salak
Salacca magnifica

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Family: Arecaceae (ar-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Salacca (sa-LAK-a) (Info)
Species: magnifica (mag-NIH-fee-kuh) (Info)

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Category:
Palms

Height:
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
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Bloom Time:
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Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen

Other details:
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Soil pH requirements:
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Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
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Seed Collecting:
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Profile:

2 positives
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Kylecawaza On Feb 2, 2005, Kylecawaza from Corte Madera, CA (Zone 10a) wrote:

This beauty is ultra tropical in its requirments - and should be grown in a place that Red Sealing Wax can.

Positive palmbob On Jun 22, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

This is a fantastic looking palm for the tropics- huge, lancelote unsplite leaves with deep pleating and whitish grey underneath. Very spine petioles and rachis- no stems, clustering species from Borneo.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Ainaloa, Hawaii



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