Howea forsteriana

Kentia Palm, Thatch Palm

The Kentia Palm (Howea forsteriana) can grow up to 15 meters high. Depending on the region, it is used as a garden or house plant.

The pictures were taken in the Botanical Garden of Málaga. They show young palms with a height of about three meters.

Howea forsteriana

Characteristics & Description

Height, habit: Up to 15 meters, tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Poisonous: No
Origin: Australia (Lord-Howe Island) (distribution map)
USDA zone: 12 (50 °F/10 °C)

Howea forsteriana


Name: Howea forsteriana
Family: Arecaceae

Howea forsteriana

Howea forsteriana
Howea forsteriana as container plant in the summer quarters on my balcony.

Categories: Indoor Plants | Palms | Shrubs & Trees |

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