Syagrus pseudococos
Coco verde

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Syagrus pseudococos 






Cold Hardiness: 

About freezing: 32, F.

Trunk type:

Very tall, somewhat thin trunk that has a green color when it is younger.

Leaf type:

Plumose, long green leaves come clustering of these multi-ranked leaflets. 





Speed of growth:



Very tall in the wild, to greater than 50 feet.

Soil requirements:

Rich, well draining

Sun Requirements:

Full sun

General Description:

A tall, thin palm that is definitely different than a Queen Palm.  The fruits are quite large, the trunk is thin, and the crown is full.    

Other Notes:

Previously known as the Barbosa pseudococos, named after a famous botanist.

Further Data:


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