Type of Plant:
Solitary, fan-leafed palm. 10 inch thick trunk holds old leaf bases and leaves lightly silver underneath. Overall height to 40 feet by 12 foot spread.
Grows well in slightly acidic to alkaline soils. Growth rate moderate. Can tolerate cold snaps into mid 20s. Some salt tolerance. Can tolerate short term flooding.
Country Of Origin:
Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina, and Brazil