Common Name: Spindle
Scientific Name: hyophorbe verschaffaltia
Origin: Mascarene Islands
Height: 5 m
Lowest Surv Temp: -1.1
Description: The trunk of this palm is fusiform or spindle shaped being narrow at each end and bulged in the middle. The trunk is usually grey and topped with a bright green crown-shaft of 6-10 arching, feathery, dark green fronds that are most attractive.