Bottle Palm (Hyophorbe lagenicaulis)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: 12 to 20 feet
Plant Spread: 10 to 15 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Suitable Locations: Beach Front
Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Salt tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Endangered: In habitat, there are few left. It is saved only by its popularity in tropical landscape design. Slow grower.
Conservation status: Critically Endangered (CR)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Critically Endangered

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Is anyone growing MACARANGA GRANDIFLORA, the parasol tree? by Gina1960 Feb 2, 2020 2:55 PM 7
Bottle palm by Gina1960 Oct 6, 2018 12:25 PM 2
What kind of palm tree is this? by ayuyo Apr 6, 2017 1:34 AM 1
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens in Sarasota, FL by mellielong Feb 6, 2016 2:36 AM 15
Let's see what else we're growing 2015 by dyzzypyxxy Jan 7, 2016 5:33 PM 1,034
Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Feb 8, 2013 9:39 PM 130
Palms and Cycads by hawkarica Mar 11, 2020 6:57 AM 254

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