paurotis palm, Everglades palm
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Specimen plant, typically forms clumps of stems,the young fan-shaped fronds hide the principal stems. The lower fronds can be removed so that the trunks can be clearly seen. Sometimes used as a street tree.
Leaf stalks bear spines.
De-pulped seed, or by breaking up a clump.
Moist hammocks, swamps, but can adapt to drier sites.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in: