Cabbage Palm


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Cabbage Palm

 

(Roystonea olerácea, formerly Oreodoxa oleráced), a palm (up to 40 m high) with pinnate leaves (up to 8 m long). It grows wild in the Antilles and in Honduras and is cultivated in the tropics. The cabbage palm’s tender and juicy terminal bud is used for food. Some palm species of such generaas Euterpe and Borassus, whose terminal buds are also used for food, are sometimes called cabbage palms.

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However, no eggs were laid by females on saw palmetto, cabbage palm, or dwarf palmetto disc halves (Tests A2, A3, A4, B2, B3, B4), while RPM females on coconut halves of the same test arenas produced 0.
They used stands of cabbage palm and stands of mixed natives less than expected from availability.
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The cabbage palm, Cordyline australis, is popular today, used as an accent subject in seasonal bedding schemes and containers, says Mclndoe, deputy managing director of Hillier Garden Centres and coauthor of the latest in the Hillier book series, Planting With Trees.
The cabbage palm, Cordyline australis, is used as an accent subject in seasonal bedding schemes and containers, says McIndoe, deputy managing director of Hillier Garden Centres and co-author of the latest in the Hillier book series, Planting With Trees.
At that time the Sabal, also known as the cabbage palm, was thriving in wild coastal and inland groves.
A good bet for a container is Cordyline australis Purpurea,otherwise known as the New Zealand cabbage palm, which gives a wonderful architectural effect and a tropical feel to help create the impression of a warmer climate.
Only closer examination shows the trees to be cabbage palm, coconut and banana trees.
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Most of them, species such as Cordyline australis, the Australian cabbage palm, are from much milder climates and, when growing here, they represent the idea of subtropical climes.