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Veitchia merilii Manila palm Palem putri, ekor tupai Palmae
 

Veitchia merilii, Manilla palm, Palem putri, ekor tupai

 

Veitchia merilii, Manilla palm, Palem putri, ekor tupai

Native to the Philippines, this is an attractive, small Veitchia merilii, Manilla palm, Palem putri, ekor tupai	palm widely grown in tropical gardens. Maturing to 20 ft (6 m) tall, it has a slender trunk marked with rings.
The feathery, bright green leaves, springing from a short green crownshaft, form a compact crown.
The bright red fruit, about 1 1/2 in (35 mm) long, hang in clusters below the crown.
Cultivation: They do best in full sun or part-shade.
Mature trees make attractive lawn and landscape specimens, while young plants grow well in tubs, even indoors in well-lit conditions.
Propagation from seed is slow.

 
Veitchia merilii, Manilla palm, Palem putri, ekor tupai	Veitchia merilii, Manilla palm, Palem putri, ekor tupai	Veitchia merilii, Manilla palm, Palem putri, ekor tupai

   

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