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Buy the Hardy and Resilient Old Man Thatch Palm (Cocothrinax crinita) for Your Landscape

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Rs. 99.00
Common name:
Old Man Palm, Palma Petate, Old Man Thatch Palm, Mat Palm.
Palms and Cycads, Shrubs
Palmae or Coconut family
Sun growing, Semi shade
Normal, Can tolerate less, Can tolerate more
Primarily grown for:
Flowering season:
Flowers are inconspicuous
Flower or Inflorescence color:
Foliage color:
Plant Height or length:
4 to 6 meters
Plant Spread or Width:
2 to 4 meters
Plant Form:
Spherical or rounded, Upright or Erect
Special Character:
  • Rare Plant or difficult to get plant
  • Good for screening
  • Thorny or Spiny
  • Salt or salinity tolerant

Plant Description:

- A well grown Old Man Palm is truly a great sight to see.
- Leaves us wondering about nature and her myriad creations.
- This palm gets a final height of 25 feet - requires a looooooooong time.
- Stem diameter is around 10 inches.
- The rounded leaf crown is 8 feet wide and tall.
- The leaves are to 5 feet wide and circulor and are carried on 4 foot long petioles.
- Leaf colour is dark, shiny green above and silvery green beneath.
- Old specimens are very expensive.

Growing tips:

- Young plants are quite tolerant of sunshine.
- Need well dained soil.
- This palm is not grown indoors.
- As it is long lived - prepare potting mix well.
- Water regularly - but not too much.