Dictyosperma album
Princess palm, Hurricane palm

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 Dictyosperma album





Mascarene Islands, Reunion Island

Cold Hardiness: 

28-30 F.

Trunk type:

Single trunk, crown shafted

Leaf type:



Single Trunk



Speed of growth:

Good grower


To 20-25 feet , trunk diameter about like a King Palm or somewhat thinner

Soil requirements:


Sun Requirements:

Full or part day sun along the Coast.  More inland areas may require some protection.

General Description:

A wind tolerant pinnate palm with a gray or white crownshaft.  The leaves gracefully curve downwards and the crownshaft has a bit of a bulge to it.   

Other Notes:

Young plants have red in the leaves.  Other varieties look different.

Further Data:


Palm for sale/Availability:

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