A tall growing, attractive palm, native to the Mascarene Islands, with a prominent, pale crownshaft and swollen trunk base. With its elegant, feather-shaped leaves, it makes an attractive pot plant when young. It grows fast given a sunny position and adequate water and feed and will succeed in tropical, subtropical, and some warm temperate areas. Hurricane Palm can also take considerable coastal exposure. Zones 9-11
Sowing: Seeds are easy to germinate. Seeds need 3 up to 5 months to germinate. Sow seeds in sowing and cutting soil. Keep the soil constantly moist and let it germinate at 25 to 30 degrees Celsius.