Zombia antillarum
Zombie palm

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Hispaniola (Caribbean)

Cold Hardiness: 

Probably about 32 F., perhaps upper 20's F.

Trunk type:

Woven in an interesting pattern and spiny.  One should look at the photos at this website to inspect the trunk.  

Leaf type:






Speed of growth:



Ten to fifteen feet

Soil requirements:


Sun Requirements:

Full sun

General Description:

An interesting suckering, spiny palm that seems to enthrall people's interest because of the trunk.  A great addition to any garden.

Other Notes:

On the trunk there are sworlls of needles on top of a woven mat like substance

Further Data:

Palm for sale/Availability:

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