Palm Fishtail

General Information
Common Name Palm Fishtail
Family Palmae
Genus Caryota
Species mitis
Origin Tropical Asia
Category Palm
Common Uses Mass Planting,Specimen

Plant in Photo
Container Size 17 in
Plant Height (photo) 06-08 ft
Width 03-04 ft
Form Multi

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General Description
Leaf Color Dark Green
Texture Coarse
Flower Color
General Heights Short to Tall

Container Sizes 10 in-36 in
Heights 03 ft-15 ft
Common or Rare Common
Forms Single, Multi

Care Basics
Water Use High
Humidity Requirements High
Light Level Medium Light Preferred

Temperatures, Light and Air
Minimum Temperatures 45 F
Optimum Temperature 75 F
Minimum Light 200 Foot Candles
Optimum Light 400 Foot Candles
NASA Clean Air Study

Pests and Other Problems
Most Common Insect Problem Mealy Bug,Scale,Mites
Most Common Disease Problem Leaf spots