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Scheelea Palm

Attalea phalerata

Family: Arecaceae (ar-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Attalea (at-TAY-lee-uh) (Info)
Species: phalerata

Category:

Trees

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Palms

Foliage Color:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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Height:

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:

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Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

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Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

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Seed Collecting:

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Regional

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

Fort Myers, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jun 2, 2011, palmtodd from North Fort Myers, FL wrote:

A stout, solitary palm whose trunk rarely gets taller than 4m and which is often covered with old leaf bases. It has a plumose head of up to 30 large leaves that are held erect in a shuttlecock-like crown. It has large bunches of bright yellow, oily fruits that are up to 11cm long.

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