The Caryote also called visstaartpalm differs in appearance significantly from other palm trees. These palms are native to Asia, but is also cultivated much in Suriname. The plant family is Palmea or Arecaceae. The plant is easy to maintain. The earth keep up moistened with lukewarm water and in the shade he feels comfortable. From the front to fall 1 x per 14 days give some food. 1 x in 1 to 2 years repotting is recommended, also the plant does not like cold, preferably 18 degrees or more.