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Pseudophoenix sargentii, Pseudophoenix saonae, Pseudophoenix vinifera, Buccaneer Palm, Cherry Palm

Pseudophoenix sargentii, Pseudophoenix saonae, Pseudophoenix vinifera

Buccaneer Palm, Cherry Palm
Family: Arecaceae / Palmae
Small tree 10-20 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterPalm or palm-likeFlood tolerantSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Widely distributed from the Florida Keys, down thru Mexico to Belize, and Cuba and the Bahamas. It has a slightly swollen, waxy, ringed trunk; a waxy crownshaft; and arching, dark grey-green, very leathery, pinnate leaves. Prefers lightly shaded, moist, but well drained position, preferably on alkaline soils. Very salt water tolerant. Extremely slow growing .





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