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Ceroxylon:
Ceroxylon alpinum
Ceroxylon parvifrons
Ceroxylon quindiuense
Ceroxylon vogelianum

Ceroxylon alpinum

Common name: Wax Palm
Native to: Venezuela
Mature height: 40'
Mature spread: 24'
Growth Habit: solitary
Leaf type: pinnate

Description:

Habitat endangered in Colombia due to premium coffee growing plantations. Dark green leaves, with powdery white undersides. Prefers a mild temperate climate, and will not survive in hot climates. Slow grower


This species in the garden:
Growth rate: slow
Sunlight: gradual
Water: keep moist
Cold Tolerance: 28 F
Seed or plant availability: rare




 
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