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Gastrococos crispa, Acrocomia armentalis, Acrocomia crispa, Cuban Belly Palm, Corojo Palm, Acrocomia

Gastrococos crispa, Acrocomia armentalis, Acrocomia crispa

Cuban Belly Palm, Corojo Palm, Acrocomia
Family: Arecaceae / Palmae
Origin: Cuba
Big tree > 20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterPalm or palm-likeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Its trunk is covered with spines when young. It can reach a height of 30 to 40 feet. This palm prefers hot conditions. Culture: Sunny, well drained position, but with plenty of water. Very slow growing when young, but speed up considerably when they start to trunk. Min. Temperature: 23F (-5C)




Link to this plant:
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