Dictyosperma furfuraceum

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 Dictyosperma furfuraceum





Mauritius Islands

Cold Hardiness: 

30 degrees F.

Trunk type:

Single Trunk, crownshafted

Leaf type:






Speed of growth:



20 to 25 feet

Soil requirements:


Sun Requirements:

Similar to D. rubra.  Sun in the Coastal areas.

General Description:

A rarer palm than Dictyosperma album.  Is different because of the silver-grey color of the petioles and the more prominent silver of the crown shaft.  This palm is quite beautiful and a good one for the collector. 

Other Notes:

Even as a seedling or juvenile plant, look different from the D. album.

Further Data:


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