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Triangle Palm

Dypsis decaryi

An attractive palm from Madagascar that while now rare in its native range, has become a popular ornamental throughout the world. Instantly recognizable for its triangular shaped trunk.

Seed Availability

Seeds are not available for the Triangle Palm. Please visit our seed store to view current selections. Seeds were last available in July 2017.


A medium sized palm tree growing to 25 feet. Features huge leaves that grow to many feet long. The foliage is ornamental as well, with strong blue-green tones.


Hardy to 28-32F.

Growing Environment

Grow in full sun. Water regularly during warm seasons.


By seeds. The seeds are fairly slow to germinate and under ideal conditions average 2-3 months germination time.


A popular ornamental in tropical and subtropical regions.

Native Range

Madagascar. The species is now rare due to destruction of its habitat as well as over collection of seeds.

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