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Arenga pinnata

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'Sugar Palm' is a plant in the Arenga genus with a scientific name of Arenga pinnata. The botanical name epithet for Sugar Palm (pinnata) means 'with leaflets arranged on each side of a common petiole'.

Leaves appear approximately as a   Deep jungle green

It is a flowering cycad that typically grows as a perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more.

Normally growing to a mature height of 17.68 metres (57.46 feet), Sugar Palm grows with a erect habit.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Sugar Palm have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Sugar Palm

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. The USDA Zones typically associated with Sugar Palm are Zone 10 and Zone 13.

See our list of companion Plants for Sugar Palm to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Sugar Palm from seed

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Other names for Sugar Palm

Malaysian feather palm

Arenga pinnata (Wurmb) Merr.

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