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Experience the Beauty of Acoelorraphe Wrightii | The Majestic Everglades Palm & Silver Saw Palmetto

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Rs. 99.00
Common name:
Everglades Palm, Silver Saw Palmetto
Palms and Cycads, Trees, Shrubs, Indoor Plants, Water & Aquatic Plants
Palmae or Coconut family
Sun growing, Semi shade, Shade growing
Normal, Can tolerate less, Can tolerate more
Primarily grown for:
Flowering season:
March, April, May, Flowers are inconspicuous
Foliage color:
Green, Blue Grey or Silver
Plant Height or length:
8 to 12 meters
Plant Spread or Width:
1 to 2 meters
Plant Form:
Estimated Life Span:
Very long lived

Plant Description:

The Everglades Palm (Acoelorraphe wrightii) is a species of palm tree that is native to the Everglades region of Florida in the United States. It is a slow-growing tree that can reach heights of up to 20 feet and has a slender, upright trunk with a clump of feathery fronds at the top. The leaves are long and narrow, and the tree produces small, yellow flowers that are followed by black fruit. The Everglades Palm is adapted to wet, marshy conditions and is often found growing along the edges of ponds, lakes, and streams. It is a popular landscaping plant in Florida and is also used for erosion control and as a windbreak.

Growing tips:

Here are some tips for caring for an Everglades Palm:

  • Plant your palm in a location that receives full sun to partial shade. It can tolerate full sun, but will grow more slowly in full shade.

  • Choose a well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter. The palm can tolerate wet soil, but it is important to make sure that the soil drains well to prevent root rot.

  • Water your palm regularly, especially during dry periods. The soil should be kept consistently moist, but not waterlogged.

  • Fertilize your palm with a balanced palm fertilzer once a month during the growing season (spring through fall).

  • Prune off any dead or damaged fronds as needed to keep the palm looking healthy.

  • Protect your palm from cold temperatures, as it is not frost-tolerant. In areas with freezing temperatures, it is best to plant your palm in a container that can be brought indoors during the winter months.

By following these care tips, your Everglades Palm should thrive and bring a tropical touch to your landscape.

Benifits : 

The Everglades Palm is an attractive and useful plant with several benefits. Some of the benefits of the Everglades Palm include:

  • Ornamental value: The Everglades Palm is a beautiful and exotic-looking plant that can add a tropical touch to your landscape. Its slender, upright trunk and feathery fronds make it a popular choice for landscaping in Florida and other warm climates.

  • Erosion control: The Everglades Palm has a strong root system that helps to stabilize the soil, making it useful for erosion control along banks and in areas prone to landslides.

  • Windbreak: The Everglades Palm can also be used as a windbreak to protect other plants and structures from strong winds.

  • Habitat: The Everglades Palm provides food and shelter for a variety of wildlife, including birds, reptiles, and small mammals.

  • Cultural significance: The Everglades Palm is a culturally significant plant for the Seminole people of Florida, who have used its leaves for making baskets and other items.

Overall, the Everglades Palm is a versatile and attractive plant that can bring many benefits to your landscape.