OLD MAN PALM

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COMMON NAME
Old Man Palm
BOTANICAL NAME
Coccothrinax crinita
HEIGHT 10′ to 20′
WIDTH 5′
MONOECIOUS
EVERGREEN
LIFESPAN Dozens of years
COLD TOLERANCE 25° F
SOIL TYPE Well drained
DROUGHT TOLERANCE High
SALT TOLERANCE High
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS
Partial shade to full sun
FLOWER Yellow flower clusters
on 5’ long spikes that form
beneath the crown.
MONTH OF COLOR Summer
FRUIT Dark purple, round,
fleshy, 1″. Inedible.
COMMENTS This rare and slow
growing palm may take 10 years
to get 5′ tall. Gains about 5″
every 10 years. Great for
containers or high salt areas.
Trunk is naturally covered by a
husk-like matting. Can be grown
outdoors or indoors. Good
centerpiece palm tree.
Critically endangered.
PRICE 3 gallon $90