General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Plant Height: 10-20 feet
Plant Spread: 10-12 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Other: Oval shaped, 1 to 2 inch olive green, maturing to bright red when ripe.
Flower Color: Green
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: Monoecious

Common names
  • Flame Thrower Palm
  • Blushing Palm
  • Houailou Red Leaf Palm
  • Red Feather Palm

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