Manila Palm, Veitchia Merrillii

1,150.00 AED

Max Height: 5-6m Spread: 2-3.5m

Origin: Philippines (Palawan Island) Family: Arecaceae/ Palmae

Common Name: Christmas Palm, Manila Palm, Kerpis Palm Flower Colour: Inconspicuous

Drought Tolerance: Low Salinity Tolerance: Low

Sun Tolerance: Medium Wind Tolerance: Medium

Water Requirement: Low PH level: Basic

Pest Tolerance: Medium Disease Tolerance: Medium

Growth Rate: Medium Fragrance: No


Veitchia merrillii is known as Manila palm, native to Philippines. These wonderful landscape palms produce a showy, red display of fruit each winter holiday season. Widespread in the lowlands of the Philippine Islands .

Medium palm with a slender trunk, to 26cm across, which tapers towards the crownshaft. Strongly arching, matt, mid- to deep green leaves, 1-2m long, each have 40-60 strap-shaped leaflets, pale green and scaly beneath. Green to yellow-green flowers, 2cm across, are borne in panicles to 1m long, usually in summer; they are followed by ovoid crimson fruit, to 3cm long, which are at their most colourful during winter.

For Bigger Plants : Bare rooted, Crane required for planting. Loading and offloading charges may apply. Prices are excluding plantation charges


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