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Fishtail Palm (Caryota urens), Norfolk Island Palms (Rhopalostylis baueri) in Balboa Park, San Diego, CA.


Fishtail Palm (Caryota urens), Norfolk Island Palms (Rhopalostylis baueri) in Balboa Park, San Diego, CA. (Fishtail Palm (Caryota urens), Norfolk Island Palm (Rhopalostylis baueri))

Fishtail palms are common and some of the fasted growing palms in the world. It can grow to 30ft/10m in less than 5 years. Photo taken Dec. 1, 2010.



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We have these growing in the Palm House at Kew,but they can never achieve their full size. It is great to see them growing outdoors.

4 Dec, 2010

 

Rbtkew:

Several species grow here: Caryota mitis, gigas, rumphiana, ochlandra and cummingii. There's a few other species grown by palm society member collectors.

4 Dec, 2010



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