Copernicia gigas
Giant wax palm

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 Copernicia gigas, Giang wax palm






Cold Hardiness: 

Probably about freezing, 32 F.

Trunk type:

Large, single trunk with a gray color

Leaf type:

Large flat leaves





Speed of growth:

Slow to Medium


Tall, perhaps above 40 feet

Soil requirements:

Sandy, good drainage

Sun Requirements:

Full sun

General Description:

A beautiful thick-trunked palm with a full swirl of large, green flat leaves 

Further Data:


Palm for sale/Availability:

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Other Notes:

Raze and desirable


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