Palm tree info needed
HRYU76B at prodigy.com
Wed Jul 19 19:00:05 EST 1995
I'm trying to determine what kind of palm I have. It bears fruit (note
date) that resemble small persimons or nectarines...reddish, orange about
the size of a large marble. The fruit smells sweet. I've been told it may
be a chestnut palm or a pinda (?) palm. The fruit grows from spindly
looking limb-like growths that grow from a pod. The tree trunks are
about 10-12' high, about 2-3' thick. The fronds grow up and fan out and
downward. Is the fruit edible? Can tree seedlings be grown from the fruit?
Any help will be appreciated.
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