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Caryota gigas - King Kong Fishtail Palm

Caryota gigas - King Kong Fishtail Palm (Caryota gigas - King Kong Fishtail Palm)

This King Kong Fishtail palm will someday have fronds 30ft (10m) long. Photo taken in Balboa Park, San Diego, CA. on June 25, 2013.

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How long will someday be ?

2 Jul, 2013


It grows very quickly. Most likely ten years.

Have you seen this photo of a large one at the San Diego Zoo. I think it was planted sometime in the 1980's.

2 Jul, 2013

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