Common Name Cuban Petticoat Palm
Type of Plant Palm
Solitay, fan-leafed palm. Trunk to 8 inches in diameter topped with tight green leaves and a petticoat of old dead leaves. Height to 25 feet with 12 foot spread.
Requirements Grows best in alkaline to neutral soils. Growth rate very slow. Good salt tolerance. Can tolerate cold snaps into high 20s well. Can tolerate short term flooding.
Country of Origin Cuba
Cold Tolerance 28
Sun Needs Full Sun
Water Needs Little