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"deco palm"????

Steve Hinkson sphinkson at worldnet.att.net
Wed Sep 1 03:54:40 EST 1999


Trace:
My best guess from your description is Howeia forsteriana.  Find a photo of
that, and see if it's the plant?
Steve

trace wrote:

> i recently was given a beautiful plant as a gift. the tag said "deco
> palm", but, i've never heard of it. is there another name for my newest
> prized possesion? it has feather shaped leaves the have a texture almost
> like thin plywood. it's stems/stalks are very thick and covered with
> thin, brown fibers. almost like fur. any info would be appreciated. i
> have not been able to find anything under that name, and i am concerned
> as to whether there are any special care instructions. thank you!



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