Prestoea acuminata var. acuminata 'Red Crownshaft' - Red Crownshaft Palm - 5pcs seeds/packet
One of the two famous Red Crownshaft Palms of the Andean cloud forests (the other is a form of Geonoma undata), with a very wide range from Costa Rica and Venezuela down as far south as Bolivia.
It is rather variable, and the color of the crownshaft may vary from almost rivaling Cyrtostachys renda to, more commonly, purple black. There is also a green crownshaft form.
Prestoea acuminata grows at elevations up to 3000 m (9800 ft.) in the Andes Mountains and exhibits as good tolerance of cool, if not particularly frosty, conditions.