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Allagoptera caudescens, Buri Palm

Allagoptera caudescens

Buri Palm
Family: Arecaceae / Palmae
Origin: Brazil
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunRegular waterModerate waterPalm or palm-likeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Native to the Atlantic Coastal Forest in Brazil, it is often found on sandy soils. The Buri Palm grows slowly but steadily and does well in a tropical or warm temperate climate, as long as it does not experience more than a light freeze. Young plants with their usually large, undivided leaves also make lovely potted plants.

Allagoptera caudescens, Buri Palm

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