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Cuban Palm

Copernicia glabrescens

Family: Arecaceae (ar-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Copernicia (koh-per-NEE-kee-uh) (Info)
Species: glabrescens (gla-BRES-senz) (Info)

Category:

Trees

Palms

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Spacing:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

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)

Where to Grow:

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Danger:

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Bloom Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Bloom Size:

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Bloom Time:

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Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Thousand Oaks, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Sep 8, 2014, cubas from milan,
Italy wrote:

hello ,copernicia glabrescens , is hardiness to cold without humidity.
someone have this plant to sell and sent to italy ?thanks

Positive

On May 29, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Slow growing Cuban fan palm that sometimes clusters with age (only Copernicia that does that). It also has a good deal of cold tolerance. In southern California this palm is REALLY slow, but seems to grow dependably. Takes some shade, too.

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