Coccothrinax alta
Silver thatch palm, Puerto Rican thatch palm, Tyre palm

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 Coccothrinax alta, Silver thatch palm





Puerto Rico and Caribbean.

Cold Hardiness: 

28-30 F.

Trunk type:

Single trunk, woody but some thatch near crown.

Leaf type:

Palmate  (fan shape) with silver underneath to the leaves.





Speed of growth:



25 feet

Soil requirements:

Average moisture, good drainage.

Sun Requirements:

Full sun

General Description:

A nice thin trunked palm with an open crown of leaves flashing their silver at you if the sun is right.

Other Notes:

Similar to Coccothrinax argentea but with more drooping leaflets

Further Data:


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