Palm Licuala Mapu

Original price was: $69.Current price is: $39.

It is known as Licuala mattanensis and is native to the rainforests of Kalimantan, specifically Borneo. This plant is from the palm family and has eye-catching leaf patterns. It was discovered in the shaded depths of the forest at first. As the Licuala Mapu grows older, its stem becomes slimmer and can reach a height of nearly 3 meters.

Shape, characteristics, and color
The Licuala Mapu has fan-shaped leaves that resemble open hands. The surface of the leaves is covered in green or yellow spots. Because of its unusual appearance, this small palm is often referred to as the “heavenly palm.” It has semicircular leaves that are segmented at the base and have thin spines.

The leaf tips are square, with serrated edges and parallel veins. The plant can grow to a height of 2-3 meters in the wild. As the plant grows, the leaves can form a complete circle. The number of yellow spots on the plant grows as it matures. Licuala Mapu has a long growth period and prefers to live alone.

In summary, Licuala mattanensis, also known as Licuala Mapu, is a distinctive palm species native to Borneo’s rainforests, distinguished by its striking, fan-shaped, spotted leaves and solitary growth habit. In the wild, this rare and beautiful palm can grow to a height of 2-3 meters and is prized by collectors and enthusiasts for its distinct appearance.

Palm Licuala Mapu native to Borneo Island where they prefer soil with low pH to keep their unique mottled coloration. Palm Licuala Mapu is a slow grower, thus it will take months to be fully developed.  Once they are fully developed, they will look like a hand fan with some gaps between the foliage. Matured foliage could grow up to 30cm.

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If you order more than 12 plants, we only can ship plants to USDA. Shipping cost only cover shipping from Indonesia to US. You need separated postpaid label for shipping from USDA to your address. More information, please read our blog post.

Basic shipping cost

Basic shipping cost only valid for about 4-6 small size plants. If you buy more than that and buy big plant size, just contact us first to get estimated shipping cost.

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Palm Licuala Mapu for sale
Palm Licuala Mapu
Original price was: $69.Current price is: $39.
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