Vegetable Ivory Palm
Type of Plant:
Solitary, feather-leafed palm. Subterranean trunk and leaves bright deep green. Height to 15 feet with 12 foot spread. Seed used as elephant ivory substitute.
Prefers wetter acidic to neutral soils. Growth rate medium. Tolerates very short cold snaps to freezing. Has no salt tolerance.
Country Of Origin:
Peru, Brazil, and Bolivia