Mauritiella armata

Common Name Ghost Palm
Type of Plant Palm

This palm is clustered, and easily identifiable via short, conical root spines protruding near the base of the trunk. It is native to parts of Brazil which flood seasonally and thus is flood tolerant. It can reach heights of almost 50 feet.

Requirements Prefers copious watering, full sun and is very cold sensitive! It should be given a protected position in any landscape where temperatures dip below 30 degrees.
Country of Origin Brazil
Cold Tolerance 35
Sun Needs Full Sun
Water Needs Little
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