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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.

http://www.growsonyou.com/genus/slideshow/Caryota/125107-caryota-gigas-giant-thai-mountain-fishtail-palm-at-the-san-diego-zoo

2 Jul, 2013



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