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Dwarf sugar palm

Fact sheet: Dwarf sugar palm

 

Name: Dwarf Sugar Palm
Scientific Name: Arenga engleri
Origin: Taiwan, Ryukyu Islands
Native Habitat: Open forests
Hardiness Zone: 9a – 11 23°F
Typical Height: 6 – 8′
Growth Rate: Slow to moderate
Habit:Clustering
Light: Partial shade to full sun
Salt tolerance: Low
Leaf type:Pinnate
Foliage color:Dark green above, silvery below
Comments: Fiber-covered stems. Fruit contain irritating calcium oxylate crystals.

Fact sheet: Dwarf sugar palm

Planted in Nassau County Extension Demonstration Garden