1 package of 10 seeds
A very large and impressive palm from the south-eastern tip of Madagascar. It occurrs far south and at considerable altitude and thus would be quite tolerant of cool conditions, making it suitable not only for tropical but also subtropical and warm temperate areas.
a beautiful, stately and fast-growing plant with a smooth, solitary trunk; large, plumose leaves; and a long, waxy green crownshaft, and would lend itself well to planting in avenues, parks, and large gardens. It reproduces readily from seed.
Germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium. Pre-soak seeds for 3 days in warm water and sow in containers. Germination takes 1 month or more.