Bentinckia

Distribution: 2 species, 1 in Tranvancore, India & in the Nicobar Islands
LPG Area: Pacific Drive, Metroxylon Avenue, Polynesian Circle
Growing comments: Bentinckia nicobarica is a tall, slender & attractive palm with a long cream colored crownshaft. It's a fast and robust grower in our rainforest environment, adding about 3 ft of trunk per year, giving it a 7.5 on a 1-10 scale. These are medium sized palms that will get up to about 40-45 ft in height.