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Mapora Palm, Don Pedrito‘s Palm

Oenocarpus mapora

Family: Arecaceae (ar-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Oenocarpus (ee-no-KAR-pus) (Info)
Species: mapora

Category:

Palms

Water Requirements:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Foliage Color:

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Height:

30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Hardiness:

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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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jun 10, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

large suckering palm from Panama and other Central American countries nearby. Grows in stands up to 50' and has whitish trunks with dark crownshafts. Loves water. Not cold hardy.

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