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PlantFiles: Rock Coconut
Syagrus ruschiana

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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:
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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:
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Propagation Methods:
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Seed Collecting:
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral palmbob 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.

Regional...

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

Oceanside, California
Naples, Florida



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