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Cuban Petticoat Palm Tree: Small

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US $149.95
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Cuban Petticoat Palm - Copernicia macroglossa, Syn: Copernicia torreana
Copernicia macroglossa description


The unique one of kind palm tree known as the Copernicia macroglossa, is very popular in Cuba. As its origins come from Cuba, this palm is extremely rare and sought after. The Cuban petticoat one of the few that are native to Cuba which include C. baileyana, C. glabresens and C. rigida. The Cuban Petticoat Palm is very unique to say the least. It is a palm tree you will only see once. These spectacular palms are extremely slow growing and are considered the slowest growing palm in the world. Being that the Copernicia macroglossa is very rare it has a value to them that makes them very popular palm with collectors. This unique palm has erect petiole-less leaves that grow in the form of a spiral from the top of the trunk down to its skirt of dead leaves. Cuban petticoat palm has a single trunk which grows up to 30 ft tall. The crown of petticoat palm produces a canopy about 6-10 ft wide. This Cuban native palm tree loves full sun and is a remarkably a unique specimen palm. Copernicia macroglossa requires little attention and can do well in almost all types of soils. It is considered drought tolerant and can handle freezes down to 25 degrees. The Copernicia macroglossa Palm is the palm that will not only make your landscape unique it will also make your area center of attention to other palm enthusiasts. Have a piece of unspoiled nature and piece of true uniqueness and take a look at our Copernicia macroglossa.


With proper care, the Cuban Petticoat Palm will flourish in any setting and make a wonderful addition to your home or office.

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Additional Information

SKU pt-10-01 small cuban petticoat palm tree
Palm Tree Size Small
Palm Tree Attributes Popular, Rare and Exotic, Tropical, Cold Hardy, Pinnate (Fan Leaves)
Palm Tree Name Cuban Petticoat Palm
Palm Tree Common Names Cuban Petticoat Palm, Petticoat Palm, Cuban Palm
Palm Tree Botanical Name Copernicia macroglossa, Copernicia macraglossa or Copernicia torreana
Palm Tree Country of Origin Cuba
Indoor/Outdoor Use Indoor & Outdoor, Indoor, Outdoor
Palm Tree Maintenance Easy, Easy to Moderate, Moderate
Palm Tree Can Be Potted Yes
Palm Tree Growth Rate Slow, Slow to Moderate
Average Max Height (Mature) 5 - 10 ft, 10 - 20 ft, 20 - 30 ft
Palm Tree Radius Spacing (Mature) 5 to 10 ft, 10 to 15 ft, 15 to 20 ft
Palm Tree Sun Exposure Moderate, Moderate to High, High
Palm Tree Flower Yes
Palm Tree Fruit Yes
Cold Toleration Zone 9b (25 to 30 F), Zone 10a (30 to 35 F), Zone 10b (35 to 40 F), Zone 11 (above 40 F)

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