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Adonidia merrillii

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Adonidia merrillii Manila Palm, Christmas Palm, syn Veitchia merrillii,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Palms, Ferns & Tropical, Trees Open Canopy

Description:
Small slow-growing palm tree with a single smooth grey trunk and dark green fronds. It produces red fruit and small cream flowers. Great tree to add a tropical feel to any garden. Grows approx 5m-7m H.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Coastal Garden, Feature, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Mealy Bugs, Mites, Scale

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods

Family Name: Origin:
Arecaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Cream
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: High
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