Copernicia prunifera

Copernicia prunifera - Carnauba Wax Palm - Juvenile
Common Name Carnauba Wax Palm
Type of Plant Palm

Solitary, fan-leafed palm. 10 inch thick trunk and leaves somewhat silvery. Similar to C. alba, but more open crown. Overall height to 40 feet with 12 foot spread.

Requirements Grows best in alkaline to slightly acidic soils. Growth rate moderate. Can tolerate cold snaps into mid 20s. Some salt tolerance. Can tolerate short term flooding.
Country of Origin Brazil
Cold Tolerance 28
Sun Needs Full Sun
Water Needs Little
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