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Pritchardia pacifica Fiji fan palm   Palmae

Pritchardia pacifica, Fiji fan palm, Sadeng


Pritchardia pacifica, Fiji fan palm, Sadeng

There is some doubt that this handsome fan palm is truly natiPritchardia pacifica, Fiji fan palm, Sadengve to Fiji or from Tonga.It is impressive for the crown of luxuriant foliage, consisting of huge, pleated fronds each up to 5 ft (1.5 m) across and only shallowly divided into segments.
The flowering branches are shorter than those of many other pritchardias, not extending beyond the fronds and bearing dense clusters of yellow flowers at their ends; the fruits are small, black and round.
This palm is easily cultivated and makesPritchardia pacifica, Fiji fan palm, Sadeng rapid growth.Flowering colors: Yellow
Cultivation: They prefer moist, humus-rich, well-drained soil and light shade when young.
Propagate from seed.