Spindle Palm
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Bottle Palm

Tuckdm added on December 18, 2017 | Answered

Just below the leaf fronds there are spike-like growths. What are they and should they be cut off, planted, or what?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on December 19, 2017

These are flowers. It tells me that this is the bottle palm's close relative (which these are commonly mistaken for) It is called the Spindle Palm. These can be removed once they die and turn brown, otherwise, there is no action required.

This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/spindle-palm/growing-spindle-palm-trees.htm

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