Hyophorbe lagenicaulis seed
Hyophorbe lagenicaulis -Bottle Palm
The Bottle Palm has a small crown of 4-6 4 to 8 pinnate, or feather-like, leaves that can grow up to 10 ft. It has 140 leaflets arranged in two upward pointing rows which grow to about 2 ft long.
They need 4-6 years to trunk and to form it’s bottle form, looking when they get taller, they lose the compact pear shape but still are beautiful as tall thickly trunked palms.
Bottle Palm Seeds also very long to germinate in general minimum 2 months to a year or even more. The fruits are green and white dots at early stage and goes black when ripe, whereas seeds are very hard, ovoid and gray.
The Bottle Palm produces beautiful white flowers that are held by 30 in. stalks coming from below the crownshaft. Flowers are monoecious, male and female flowers on the same inflorescence.