Fiji Fan Palm
Fiji Fan Plam is the most beautiful fan plam with its striking solitary trunk, leaves with good range of colors from dull green to bright lime green and has fragrant brownish flowers, the plant can be
Botanical Name - Pritchardia pacifica
Common Name - Fiji Fan Palm
The Fiji Fan Palm Tree is one of the world’s most beautiful fan palms. It is an ornamental plant that is great for indoors or outdoors. This species is particularly tolerant of salty soils, making it an excellent choice for planting along the coasts in the tropics. This striking fan palm has solitary trunk with an interesting fiber patterning at the base. Trunk is straight, smooth, about 20 inches in diameter, topped with crown of 15-20 large fronds.
Leaves are palmate, or fan shaped, about 7ft long by 6ft wide. They range in color from dull green to bright lime green. Unlike many other fan palms, the Fiji Fan Palm has no spines along the petioles.
Flowers/Fruits: This ornamental palm produces fragrant brownish flowers. Flowers are held by short inflorescence that grows among the leaves. Flowers are followed by green spherical fruits that turn red then black when ripe. Fruit is 11-12 mm in diameter, with a single seed inside that is about 7 mm in diameter.
Pritchardia pacifica is a slow growing palm that can get up to 10-20 ft tall and 5-10 ft wide. It prefers partial sun and it can be used as both Indoor and outdoor.
Propagation: Propagated by seeds. Fresh seed germinates within 30 days. Transplant the palm at 1″ depth using a well draining soil mix. Plant in a sunny, moist, but well drained position.