Johannesteijsmannia altifons (1 seedling)
Description: A beautiful forest palm native to Malaysia and Borneo. The long diamond-
shaped leaves, which can be up to a few meters in length, are gathered and used for roof thatching. There are three other species of Johannesteijsmannia which are endemic to Peninsular Malaysia.
A tropical lowland plant requiring high humidity and a minimum temperature of 20 C for good growth. Prefers rich but well-drained soil that is slightly acidic.