Rock Coconut
Syagrus ruschiana

Family: Arecaceae (ar-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Syagrus (sy-AG-russ) (Info)
Species: ruschiana

Category:

Palms

Height:

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Spacing:

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

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Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Oceanside, California

Naples, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Jul 27, 2006, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Brazilian palm (like nearly all Syagrus) with non-plumose leaves (leaflets all in same plane). Suckering, slow palm. Rare in cultivation, though probably hardy to zone 9b.