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Caryota urens - Treacle-palm (1-5)

EUR 0.35

Hoogte: 12 m.

Bloeit: onbekend

Type: TTr

Winterhard in: zones 9-11 (5 C)

 

Beschrijving: Kuipplant. Sap wordt afgetapt en verwerkt tot suiker of likeur. Van de vezels maakt men touw en manden.

 

Zaai-instructies: Kiemt in >3 mnd, 25-35C

Plant-instructies: Jonge planten in halfschaduw, later volle zon.

 

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Description:

Solitary fishtail palm is used in several ways: the sap is fermented into an alcoholic drink or boiled down to make syrup or sugar, the inner tissue is used as sago (food starch), and the leaves produce strong fibres that are made into ropes, brushes and baskets.

 

Height: 12 m.

Flowers: unknown

Type: TTr

Hardy in: zones 9-11 (5 C)

 

Sowing instructions: Takes at least 3 months to germinate at a relatively hight temperature: 25-35 Celsius.

Planting instructions: Young plants cannot stand full sun. As they grow older, their tolerance increases.

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