Pinang Palm, Black fiber palm

Pinanga insignis

Family: Arecaceae (ar-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pinanga (pin-ANG-uh) (Info)
Species: insignis (in-SIG-nis) (Info)

Category:

Trees

Palms

Water Requirements:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Foliage:

Evergreen

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

Spacing:

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Where to Grow:

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Danger:

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Bloom Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Bloom Size:

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Bloom Time:

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Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Agana Heights, Guam

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jun 11, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Largest of all the Pinangas, this Phillipine solitary pinnate monoecious palm is a majestic palm for any tropical landscape. IT has a deep olive green crownshaft fading to a wonderful maroon-purple below and deep red seeds. the trunk is deeply ringed and a light olive green- quite ornamental.

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