Type of Plant Palm
Solitary, fan-leafed palm found in montane areas where it grows up through the canopy. Trunk 5 inches thick, leaves silver underneath. Height to 35 ft with 8 ft spread.
Requirements Grows well in alkaline to slightly acidic soils. Growth rate slow. Can tolerate short cold snaps into high 20s. Salt tolerance unknown.
Country of Origin Dominican Republic
Cold Tolerance 28
Sun Needs Full Sun
Water Needs Little