Parajubaea cocoides
Quito Coconut Palm

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 Parajubaea cocoides





South America (possibly in the Andes through Columbia, Ecuador at elevations 3000ft+)

Cold Hardiness: 

25-26s F.

Trunk type:

This palm has a slender-medium trunk (10-15 inches).  It is clean, woody, brown trunk.

Leaf type:

  This palm has long drooping leaves.  The 
  leaflets are dark green with a white underside.


Solitary (single trunk).



Speed of growth:

Slow to moderate.


30+ feet.

Soil requirements:

Sandy quick draining soil.

Sun Requirements:

Partial or full sun.

General Description:

This palm is a very desirable plant for California gardens, including San Francisco.  It is quite tropical looking (reminiscent of the Coconut palm).  Definitely worth growing.  

Other Notes:

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