Burmese Fish Tail Palm, Caryota mitis
Fish-tailed shaped leaflets on a clump-forming tree growing up to 30 ft.
Regular abundant watering; bright, filtered light
Sow seed in spring
This palm is a staple in villages where every part of the plant is useful (palm heart is eaten, leaf sheath is used for making rope, starch is extracted from the stem); the clumps of colourful seed pods should be avoided as they may be toxic
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