Scientific Name: Caryota mitis Form: Vase
Common Name:fishtail palm Texture:Medium
Family Name:ArecaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Indoor foliage plant Mature Size (ht. X w.):7 - 10m x 4 - 5m
Origin: South America Hardiness Zone:Zone 9: (-7 to -1 C)
Leaves: Compound, Spiraled, Soft flexible, Parallel venation, Lustrous, Bipinnate, Deltoid, Entire, Serrate
Flowers: Catkin (ament), White, May- Jul
Fruit: Drupe, Yellow, Red, Jan- Dec
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Indoor plant
Key ID Features:Clustered basal stems; foliage has ragged, fan-shape tips that resemble a fish tail; flowers emerge in clusters, as catkins.