paurotis palm, Everglades palm
Specimen plant, typically forms clumps of stems,the young fan-shaped fronds hide the principal stems. The lower fronds can be removed for a sculptured look. Sometimes used as a street tree. Allow for its clump-forming habit and tendency to lean.
Leaf stalks bear stout spines.
Moist hammocks, swamps, but can adapt to drier sites.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Map is based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in: