When does a Kentia Palm tree start producing viable seed.

It usually takes about twelve to fifteen years for a Kentia Palm tree to produce its first crop of seed. They will continue to produce viable seed for many years as the tree ages. Kentia Palm trees on Lord Howe Island and Norfolk Island that are in excess of eighty years old still produce viable seed. However those trees that are growing in the wild on Lord Howe Island usually only have a sparse amount of seed on it prior to picking. This can be caused by age, and the lack of care maintenance, or the attack by rats to eat the seed.
On Norfolk Island where the trees are cultivated and carefully maintained, they can still produce a large quantity of seed each year for picking even if the tree is over eighty years old.
Here are some pictures of some aged Kentia palm trees on Norfolk Island.

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