Carpentaria

Distribution: 1 species in Northern Territory, Australia
LPG Area: Seychelles Court, Australian Place
Close Relatives: speculated relation with Veitchia
Growing Comments: Carpentaria accuminata, despite being from a very tropical area in Australia, has some cold tolerance & will survive temperatures down to about 30 F. In our environment, Carpenteria palms are very fast, adding about 4 ft of trunk each year. This gives them an 8.0 on a scale of 1-10.