Syn. Adonidia merrillii, Normanbya merrillii

Common name: Christmas palm, Manila palm, Merrill's palm

Native to: Phillippines and Malaysia

 

An erect palm with single trunk, typically smaller than many of the other palm species.It has a very showy feather look like canopy with a glossy, bright red fruit. It has a very neat appearance and well suited as a patio, terrace or specimen tree. Unfortunately very sensitive to the lethal yellowing disease. Closely resembes a small version of the royal palm, Roystonea regia.

Veitchia merrillii

Ksh500.00Price
  • Native / exotic: Exotic

    Aspect: Full sun to part shade

    Flowers: Inflorescence of small white flowers on bracts

    Fragrance: None

    Foliage: Evergreen, alternate leaf arrangement

    Growth habit: Upright, palm, semetrical canopy symmerty

    Hardiness: Hardy but needs protection from the wind; susceptible to lethal yellowing disease

    Height: Up to 3-5 metres

    Spread: Up to 1.5 to 3 metres (canopy)

    Soil requirements: Prefers well draining soils

    Uses: Tropical specimen and accent plants.

0
OUR NURSERY

"The Dragon's Den"

96 Mbagathi Ridge,

Karen,

Nairobi

Tel: +254 748 429 347

Email: info@mandhari.co.ke

OPENING HOURS
HELP
SUBSCRIBE
  • White Facebook Icon
  • White Instagram Icon

© 2023  Mandhari Plants & Design. Created by Mbambakofi Ltd