General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 15' - 25'
Plant Spread: Fronds form a 6' - 10' canopy.
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Other: Female plant produces black, oval 1" berries
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Summer
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Seeds take a couple of months to germinate
Containers: Not suitable for containers

Common names
  • Cuban Petticoat Palm

Photo Gallery
Location: Southwest Florida
Date: November 2018
Location: Southeast Florida
Date: March 2012
A gorgeous example of this striking palm from Cuba
Location: BG La Conception Malaga
Date: 2015-03-25
Uploaded by Waykoolplantz
Location: Tampa FL
Date: 2019-05-27
Location: Fairchild gardens, Miami FL
Date: 2016-02
spiraling growth is very interesting
Uploaded by hawkarica

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