Type of Plant:
Clumping, fan-leafed, spiny palm. Trunks to 4 inches thick and covered in spiny fibers. Leaves orbicular and a dark green. Height to 12 feet with a 7 foot spread.
Prefers acidic to slightly alkaline, moist soils. Growth rate is slow. Perhaps the most cold hardy of palms. Has a slight salt tolerance.
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