Kentia, Paradise Palm – Howea Fosteriana
Origin: Lord Howe Island (Eastern Australia)
Trunk dimensions: Consult us
Description: Simple, cylindrical, green, slender, ringed trunk, 10 to 15 m high and 13 cm in diameter. Pinnate, flat, ascending, dark green leaves with fibrous tissue at the base. Leaflets horizontal, slightly arched, regularly distributed. Inflorescence branched, below the leaves, long, thin and sloping. Ovoid fruits, brown and then red. It is an elegant plant, and very popular for indoors, as it requires little light. Outdoors it prefers a tropical climate although it tolerates temperatures of -5°C.