Type of Plant:
Solitary, feather-leafed, spiny palm. Trunk to 16 inches thick and leaves a deep green. Overall height to 45 feet with a spread of 15 to 20 feet.
Grows well in acidic to somewhat alkaline soils. Growth rate medium to fast. Some varieties can tolerate short cold snaps to mid 20s. No salt tolerance.
Country Of Origin:
Central America, Cuba, Hispaniola