Common Name Barbados Thatch Palm
Type of Plant Palm
Solitary, fan-leafed palm with trunk covered in tightly woven fiber. Trunk to 5 inches thick and leaves light silver underneath. Height to 40 feet with 6 to 8 foot spread.
Requirements Prefers alkaline to neutral soils. Growth fast for a Coccothrinax. Easily hybridizes. Can tolerate short cold snaps in high 20s. Good salt tolerance.
Country of Origin Lesser Antilles
Cold Tolerance 28
Sun Needs Full Sun
Water Needs Little