Pseudophoenix sargentii
The Cherry Palm (after the fruit)

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 Pseudophoenix sargentii

   

Description

   

Locality:

Florida Keys, Cuba, Caribbean and Mexico

Cold Hardiness: 

26-28s, F.

Trunk type:

Bulging slightly, gray-brown color with rings, single trunk, crownshafted.

Leaf type:

Pinnate (feather shaped).

Suckering/Solitary:

Single

Maintenance:

Slow growing but worth it.

Speed of growth:

Slow

Height:

Medium, to about 15 feet.

Soil requirements:

Sandy, good draining.

Sun Requirements:

Full sun

General Description:

An attractive palm with colorful fruit and an interesting trunk.  Very slow growing. 

Other Notes:

Rare, usually have to start small because larger plants hard to find.

Further Data:

 

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