Licuala Spinosa - - Mangrove Fan Palm
Native to Southeast Asia, this palm tree can reach up to 7m tall. The trunk is slender, only around 5cm in diameter, and produces multiple fan-shaped heads. The leaves are greatly divided, dark green, up to 60cm long. The leaf stalks are covered in small pointed spines - be careful with this one!
Flowers are small, growing on branched drooping spikes, only around 3mm across and white and give way to small red-orange fruits.
Should be kept above 5°C, but can tolerate slightly below freezing temperatures for a short period of time.