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Licuala grandis
(Licuala Palm)
USDA Zone: 10B – 11
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Origin: New Hebrides Islands
Type: Small Palm

Typical Height: 8’–10’
(2.4-3.0mts)
Typical Spread: 5’-7’
(1.5–2.1mts)

Growth: Slow
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Salt Tolerance: Low
Wind Tolerance: High
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Color: White
Flowering Season: Summer
Flower Feature: Insignificant
Light Needs: Medium-High
Nutritional Needs: High
Human Hazards: Spiny
Family: Arecacea / Palmae
Propagation: Seeds
Leaf Type: Simple
Texture: Very coarse
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G (2’-3’OA)
7G (3’-4’OA)
10G (4’-5’OA)
15G (5’-7’OA)
FG (4'-7'OA)
(1.2-2.1mts)

Typical planting distance:
4'-6' O.C.
(1.2-1.8mts)

Common Uses: Residences; specimen; small palm; perimeter
Category: Small Palm

Notes: Beautiful small palm with large round leaves.

+ In this Photo:
Licuala grandis
(Licuala Palm)
10' OA Height / 6'Canopy
6'OC

Underside:
Ficus microcarpa
'Green Island'
1.5'OA Height

Behind:
Rhapis excelsa
(Lady Palm)
8'OA Height

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
February 2003
Miami
Florida USA

Sources:
Betrock’s
Reference Guide to
Florida Landscape Plants

Landscape Plants for South Florida
A manual for gardeners, landscapers and homeowners.

Betrock’s
Plant Finder

Internet Sources:
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/59235/

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