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Vanuatu Fan Palm

Licuala grandis

A small and beautiful fan palm with large, attractive leaves and a compact growth habit. This species is fairly uncommon but is grown as an ornamental in some tropical regions.

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Short palm growing to 6-8 feet. Bears small fruits that ripen to red or orange.


Hardy to 35-40F for very short periods of time. Generally grows best in the tropics or near-tropical climates.

Growing Environment

Thrives in humid and tropical environments.


By seeds, which are slow to germinate. Under ideal conditions they average 3-6 months germination time.


An uncommon but increasingly popular ornamental.

Native Range

Native to Vanuatu.

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