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Ceroxylon:
Ceroxylon alpinum
Ceroxylon parvifrons
Ceroxylon quindiuense
Ceroxylon vogelianum

Ceroxylon quindiuense

Common name: Palma De Cera
Native to: Columbia
Mature height: 65'
Mature spread: 30'
Growth Habit: solitary
Leaf type: pinnate
Ceroxylon quindiuense

photo by: Dennis Valdez
SF Botanical Garden, Strybing Arboretum
San Francisco

Description:

Spanish translation of palma de cera is wax palm.


This species in the garden:
Growth rate: slow
Sunlight: gradual sun
Water: keep moist
Cold Tolerance: 25 F
Seed or plant availability: rare




 
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