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Ideal Usage :
Kentias are generally available in the 5-12 foot range for indoor use. Where it is native, Lord Howe Island east of Australia, these palms can reach a height of 60 feet. Today, seed is still imported from the island and grown in both Hawaii and California.
Kentias do not have a tap root, and does very well as a containerized palm. They are usually grown as singles until they reach an expectable height. Then they are matched up and planted as multiples of 2 to 5 plants per pot and grown on