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Howea fosteriana - Kentia Palms


Howea fosteriana  - Kentia Palms (Howea fosteriana  - Kentia Palms)

There's many thousands of mature Kentia Palms in Balboa Park, San Diego, CA. Photo taken May 3, 2012.



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Hard to believe we grow these as house plants!!

6 May, 2012

 

Yes, it's a very common house plants in many parts of the world.

It can grow to more than 60ft/18m tall here in southern California. In the San Francisco Bay Area, it typically stays below 35ft/11m tall.

7 May, 2012

 

A good job it does not grow that large here....

9 May, 2012

 

Kentia Palms will only typically grow tall in the ground.

9 May, 2012



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