Type of Plant:
Clumping, fan-leafed palm. Trunks to 8 inches thick and orbicular leaves a lighter, glossy green. Overall height to 40 feet with a clump being 15 feet wide or wider.
Grows well in acidic to slightly alkaline wet soils. Growth rate medium. Can tolerate short cold snaps to the mid 30s. Has a slight salt tolerance.
Country Of Origin:
Brazil, Peru, and Bolivia