Type of Plant:
Clumping, spiny, feather-leafed palm. Trunks to 10 inches thick and leaves a bright medium to dark green. Overall height to 50 feet or more and clump to 30 feet wide.
Grows well in wet soils of alkaline to acidic pH. Growth rate medium to fast. Tolerates brief cold dips to near freezing. No salt tolerance.
Country Of Origin:
Central and South America