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Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 15-20 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Pinnate
Fruit: Other: 1 inch oval orange berry-like fruit.
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Orange
White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 3-6 months
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Dioecious
Conservation status: Critically Endangered (CR)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Critically Endangered
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Common names
  • Spindle Palm

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Location: San Antonio Botanical Garden, San Antonio, Texas
Date: 2022-04-04
Location: Nationale Plantentuin (Meise - Brussel - Belgium)
Date: 2020-01-22
Location: Paseo del Parque, Malaga
Location: Paseo del Parque, Malaga
Location: Odessa, FL
Mature specimen
Location: Odessa, FL
Date: 2009-09-03
Young and newly planted in my garden in Odessa, FL.

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