Raphia farinifera
RAFFIA PALM
Arecaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen palm

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
25m
Plant habit
 
20m

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Origins: Tropical Africa, Indian Ocean Islands

Other Botanical Names: Metroxylon ruffia, Raphia kirkii, R. lyciosa, R. pedunculata, R. polymita, R. ruffia, R. tamatavensis, Sagus farinifera, S. pedunculata, S. ruffia

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Raphia farinifera
RAFFIA PALM
Arecaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen palm

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
25m
Plant habit
 
20m

FEATURES

Flowers: green

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Ornamental Fruit: orange


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical & coastal designs

Uses: large planter

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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