Synechanthus fibrosus
Jellybean Palm, Palmilla

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 synecanthus fibrosa





Central America

Cold Hardiness: 

26-28s, F.

Trunk type:

Single trunk, very thin trunk.

Leaf type:

 Pinnate with somewhat irregular width leaflets and some spacing or grouping to the leaflets.


Solitary, compared to Synechanthus warscewiczianus which suckers.


Average.  Treat as if it is an average Chamaedorea.

Speed of growth:



About 10 to 15 feet

Soil requirements:

Rich, well draining

Sun Requirements:

Filtered light or shade.  Too much sun burns the leaves.

General Description:

A nice, unusual understory palm that one can use instead of a Chamaedorea.  Has beautiful colorful fruit.

Other Notes:

Trunk has nice rings on it and the fruit is held away from the trunk and quite attractive.

Further Data:


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