Currently Available Sizes

Field Grown 6 – 7′ OA

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Few plants can rival the remarkably delightful fragrance of a Sugar Palm when it blooms!


May be used as an accent piece or large screening hedge.

Typical Mature Dimensions

Height: Varies from 12-15′ depending on genetics and site conditions. Clusters may be 20’+ especially with high shade.

Habit of growth


Light Requirements

Color is best in high dappled shade but is easily maintained with proper irrigation and fertilizer

Soil Requirements

Widely variable calcareous to slightly acidic

Moisture Requirements

Even moisture for best performance

Will tolerate dry conditions or temporary flooding after establishment

Cold Tolerance

Cold Hardy to Zone 9 for a. tremula and  8b for a. engleri


Arenga engleri has darker foliage with a denser head than Arenga tremula. Additionally  a. engleri is more cold hardy.