Trithrinax campestris
Caranday palm

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 Trithrinax campestris





Argentina and Uruguay

Cold Hardiness: 

15 degrees F.

Trunk type:

Brown and fibrous.

Leaf type:

  Blue/gray fan leaves.




It is an easy grow.

Speed of growth:

Slow to moderate.


12 feet

Soil requirements:

sandy quick draining soil.

Sun Requirements:

full sun

General Description:

This is a great suckering fan palm.  It is a great palm for most areas in Southern California.  It prefers warm to hot areas although it can be grown along the coast.

Other Notes:

If you like this palm take a look at Bismackia nobilis, Brahea armata, Brahea decumbens and Latania lontariodes.

Further Data:

leaflet tips are quite sharp

Palm for sale/Availability:

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