Common Name Cohune Palm
Type of Plant Palm
Very similar to Attalea butyracea but perhaps a bit bigger in all regards. Leaves do twist to vertical at their midpoint.
Requirements Grows well in alkaline to slightly acidic soils. Growth rate medium. Tolerates an occasional short cold snap to very high 20s.
Country of Origin Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua
Cold Tolerance 28
Sun Needs Full Sun
Water Needs Little