Cyphophoenix nucele

Palm Tree Care and Names, How to grow palms

Go Back



 Cyphophoenix nucele





New Caledonia area, Loyalty Islands

Cold Hardiness: 

Not as cold hardy as C. elegans, to about freezing, 32 F.

Trunk type:

Single trunk, crown shafted

Leaf type:

Pinnate, less arching than C. elegans and fuller head





Speed of growth:

Slow when young, speeds up when 5g or larger


About 20 feet

Soil requirements:

Average, good draining and rich

Sun Requirements:

Filtered light

General Description:

Another great addition for the collector garden.  Quite beautiful and interesting to contrast with the similar C. elegans. 

Other Notes:

Very sought after and rare

Further Data:


Palm for sale/Availability:

Click here to view the current price list.


  Home Contents Palms Cycads Directions

  To be added to our mailing list click here. Receive quarterly species lists and announcements of Jungle Music's famous Open House Sales!

Send mail to only with inquiries about Jungle Music nursery stock or mail order. (After over a decade and tens of thousands of phone calls and emails, we no longer offer free advice and consults by phone or email. See our free Palm Tree Help & Cycad Help Articles)

1997-2011 Jungle Music Palms and Cycads
Last modified: August 18, 2011

  All major credit cards accepted