Common name: Seychelles stilt palm

Native to: Seychelles

 

Erect palm up to 25m tall, usually much shorter. Trunk smooth but scarred where leaves have fallen; spiny when young; rings of dark spines pointing downwards at top of trunk on older trees; numerous aerial roots at the base. Leaves up to 3m long with bio-lobed apex. Leaf stalks (petioles) spiny on young trees only. Flower stalks (inflorescences) up to 2m long, drooping beneath leaves of crown. Fruits spherical, brownish-green becoming red when mature.

Verschaffeltia splendida

Ksh500.00Price
  • Native / exotic: Exotic

    Aspect: Partial to full shade, indirect sunlight

    Flowers: Inflorescence of small white flowers on bracts

    Fragrance: None

    Foliage: Evergreen, v-shaped solid leaves, split at the tip

    Growth habit: Upright, tapered stem, with aerial roots at the base

    Hardiness: Hardy but needs protection from the wind

    Height: Up to 10 metres

    Spread: Up to 0.8 metres with aerial roots

    Soil requirements: Prefers moister soils. 

    Uses: Tropical underplantings in large tropical gardens

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