Coccothrinax alta
SILVER THATCH PALM, PUERTO RICAN THATCH PALM
Arecaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen palm

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to alkaline
8m
Plant habit
 
3m

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Flowers: yellow

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: mid green; silver-grey underneath

Ornamental Fruit: purple-black

Bark & Stems: brown fibrous stems
 
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Coccothrinax alta
SILVER THATCH PALM, PUERTO RICAN THATCH PALM
Arecaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen palm

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to alkaline
8m
Plant habit
 
3m

FEATURES

Flowers: yellow

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: mid green; silver-grey underneath

Ornamental Fruit: purple-black

Bark & Stems: brown fibrous stems


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean, formal & coastal designs

Uses: large planter, accents

Growth rate: slow

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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