Licuala Peltata var. 'Sumawongii'.
The Licuala Peltata var.'Sumawongii' is a very impressive palm when mature. The crown has between 12-15 large flat circular fan shaped leaves up to 1.5m across, These undivided leaves are dark green in colour and are pleated, sitting on long dainty petioles which are armed with teeth along their margins. The solitary trunk is covered with brown woven fibres and retained leaf bases.
This magnificent palm is much more tolerant of cool conditions than nearly any other Licuala.
A great palm for collectors and enthusiasts.
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LICUALA PELTATA var. 'SUMAWONGII'
Latin Name: Licuala Peltata var 'Sumawongii'
Common Name: Elegant Palm.
Native to: Souther Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia.
Hardiness: Frost tender. Min temp 11-16 degrees.
Growth Characteristics: Very slow growing. Evergreen. Large, circular fan shaped leaves, pleated, dark green in colour. Short solitary trunk covered in brown woven fibres. Petioles are armed
Sunlight: Partial shade.
Soil: Moderately fertile, well drained.
Moisture: Water regularly during growing season. Do not let dry out between waterings. Needs humidity.
Feeding: Feed during growing season.
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