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Hyophorbe Indica. Champagne Palm

The Hyophorbe Indica is a very rare relative of the well known Bottle and Spindle Palms threatened by habitat loss. A slender solitary trunk is light grey to light tan in colour beautifully ringed with widely spaced dark leaf scars. The crownshaft on mature palms usually bulges at the base is 2-3ft tall, being variable in colour. The crown is made up of between 5- 6 long, gracefully arching strong pinnate leaves. Leaflets are light to dark green, arranged producing a narrow 'V' shape in cross section. This ornamental palm is relatively slow growing and will make a great specimen for containers as an indoor palm given enough light. Can be grown on a patio or terrace through summer and brought inside through winter. A great one for the collectors.


Photos 1-3 show some of the exact palms in stock now. These palms are exceptional quality from a specialist grower. Please Note: Heights stated include pot sizes.

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  • Latin Name: Hyophorbe Indica.

    Common Name: Champagne Palm. Palmiste Poison,

    Native to: Reunion Island.

    Hardiness: Frost tender.

    Growth Characteristics: Slow growing. Evergreen. Very rare solitary palm. Trunk carries widely spaced leaf scars. Crownshaft is bulges at the base. Usually between 5-6 long dark green arching pinnate leaves with stiff narrow leaflets. Known as the Poison Palm because of it's incredibly bitter taste.

    Sunlight: Full sun Partial Shade.

    Exposure: Sheltered.

    Soil: Not fussy as long as it is well drained.

    Moisture: Water regularly, do not waterlog.

  • Avaialble For Delivery Now.


    All plants have been imported with phytosanitary certificates from top quality growers.

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