~MPAPINDI PALM~ Blue Trunked Rare Palm Dypsis pembanus in TreePot Lg Size 3-4+ft
Mpapindi Palm This
Native to Pemba, a small island off the
coast of Tanzania
You are bidding on one potted palm with vigorous root systems
30-48+ inches tall with 2-6 leaves growing and ships in treepot.
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Distribution & Habitat:
Found only in rainforest on Pemba, a small island off the coast of Tanzania in eastern
An attractive, medium sized, clustering palm to about 30+ feet tall, with slender, smooth,
strongly ringed trunks. It has dark green, elegant, Pinnate, somewhat plumose leaves with
close, evenly arranged leaflets, up to 8 feet long.
Not often seen in cultivation, but should be.
Sunny, moist, but well drained position in the tropics or sub-tropics. Fast growing, but
slightly frost tolerant. Prefers shade as a
youngster, but grows into full sun. Pemba Palm prefers partial shade or partial sun to
full sun; soil should be well drained. Requires consistently moist soil, Rich and sandy;
do not let dry out between waterings.
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Ready to be put in a 3-5 gallon container.
Healthy & Fresh
Slender solitary palm tree
Landscape palm up to 35 feet high.
The leaves are dark green, very large with drooping points.
The fruits are black. Fruit are 1.2 cm long, and with black seeds at maturity.
Inflorescence: Branched, born below the crownshaft.
Uses: excellent landscape
Height: 30-40 ft.
Hardiness: USDA Zone 10a-11: to 30 Â°F)
Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Of the tribe
it is also known by the
The Mpapindi Palm is a stately,
clumping rare palm from Pemba, a small island off the coast of Tanzania. This is a
Macarthur palm on steroids. It has medium sized, slightly arching dark green leaves.
has a thin light green to whitish trunk with white growth rings. It is a
moderate to fast grower. fast-growing and reasonable cold-hardy. The Mpapindi Palm
is generally regarded the fastest Dypsis, and it survived 24F-26F. It is a great
palm for Southern California.
A medium sized palm that suckers but
also can be found single trunked. Looks look the Macartur Palm on steriods.
A real collector
A rather easy species to grow,
Pemba Palm will germinate readily at 20Â°C and grow fast enough. A rich
and well drained soil will be appreciated, as well as a warm and sunny exposure. Light
shade/full sun, well drained but lots of water. Medium fast grower, salt/wind tolerant.
Young plants make good subjects as indoor plants.
All good things take time, so I grow my plants and rare palms in
my ebay store.
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Rare Palm Seeds
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Seller warrants seed to be of the variety and quantity advertised.
Safe delivery is guaranteed and seeds lost or damaged during shipment will be replaced at seller's expense. Claims must be made within 7 days of shipment.
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weed controls, fungicides, insecticides, disease free soil, and reasonable weather
conditions during the growing period. Germination is affected by such factors as
temperature, moisture content, light intensity and contamination of planting media. These
factors are totally out of the seller's control and are the buyer's responsibility and
risk. Consequentially, the seller cannot unconditionally guarantee seed to perform
properly regardless of conditions or the buyer's methods or mistakes.
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