May be used as an accent piece or large screening hedge.
Height: Varies from 12-15′ depending on genetics and site conditions. Clusters may be 20’+ especially with high shade.
Color is best in high dappled shade but is easily maintained with proper irrigation and fertilizer
Widely variable calcareous to slightly acidic
Even moisture for best performance
Will tolerate dry conditions or temporary flooding after establishment
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.