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Wodyetia bifurcata /Foxtail or Wodyetia Palm

Wodyetia bifurcata   / Wodyetia bifurcata
Leaflets come from tjhe rachis at many angles
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Leaflets come from tjhe rachis at many angles

Treeis in landscape

Young tree with the typical u8-10 fronds

Trees in Central Florida showing the foxtail like growth of leaflets

Thunk showing distinct bands

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Scientific Name: Wodyetia bifurcata
Common Name: Foxtail or Wodyetia Palm
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 20-30 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Spring, Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: Its leaflets radiate out at all angles from the leaf stem, thus appearing like a bottlebrush or the tail of a fox. A mature foxtail palm generally has 8-10 fronds are present at a given time. Develops a deep root system and comes from a home range where there is a long dry period, thus it has good drought tolerance. The orange-red fruit is quite attractive.