The Fiji Fan Palm Tree, scientific name Pritchardia pacifica, is one of the world’s most beautiful fan palms. It is an ornamental plant that is great for indoors or outdoors. The Fiji Fan Palm is also known as Fiji Palm.
Pritchardia pacifica is a medium, fast growing palm that can get up to 30ft tall and 15ft wide. 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.
This ornamental palm produces fragrant brownish flowers. Flowers are held by short inflorescence that grow 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.
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