Common Name Silver Thatch Palm
Type of Plant Palm
Solitary, fan-leafed palm native to Florida Keys. Trunk 3 to 4 inches thick and leaves dark green on top, whitish underneath. Height to 15 ft. by 5 to 7 ft. spread.
Requirements Best in very well-drained alkaline soils. Growth rate very slow. Can tolerate cold snaps into high 20s well. Excellent salt tolerance.
Country of Origin Florida, Bahamas
Cold Tolerance 28
Sun Needs Full Sun
Water Needs Little