One of the most salt and drought tolerant palms, Allagoptera arenaria, or seashore palm, is a beautiful tropical palm from the coastal regions of Brazil. Based on. Common Name: Coast Palm. Allagoptera arenaria. Cultivated plant in Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Florida, USA Photograph by: Carl E. lewis. Image credit . Seashore palm, Beach palm. Atlantic coast of Brazil, from Bahia to Sao Paulo.
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It has arched pinnate leaves, spineless, that are bright green above and silver below. Considered a slow grower when it is young, the seashore palm propagates by seeds and responds well to fertilizer and water.
Minimum temperature Minimum temperature at which an adult plant can survive the winter. Allagoptera arenaria Gomes Kuntze. Seashore palm, Restinga palm. This is a very short, stemless palm original from the SE Brazil. Considered a slow grower when it is young, the seashore palm propagates by seeds and responds well to fertilizer and water. allaogptera
It has arched pinate leaves, alagoptera, reaching up to 50 cm tall, normally might get bigger leaves, though. It is cultivated allagoptrra in South America for the edible fruits which are eaten fresh or made into a drink. Total height The height that the species can reach, in good cultivation conditions, in gardens of south-west Europe. It is one of the most salt tolerant palms, and does well grown right on the beach. Photo by John Kennedy. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.
Sea Palm, Dwarf Palm, Restinga Palm
It occurs on white allagoptera soils from sea level to m. The leaves of the seashore palm emerge right out of the ground from a subterranean trunk that is rarely visible, and grow in a swirling pattern, spreading out on different and seemingly random planes. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
This is one of the most salt tolerant palms! Diameter of the plant Width or diameter to which the crown on the palm may grow when it is an adult. Slow release fertilizer diet; including all micro nutrients and arenariaa elements, applied during the growing season, or according to package directions, using a fertilizer specifically formulated for palms.
However it considered an agonizingly slow-growing plant when it is young, at least when grown in a Mediterranean climate. The seashore palm is one of the best palms for beach and coastal situations in subtropical and tropical settings. The plant is moneoecious, with male and female plants in distinct spirals in the same spike. In its native environment, the seashore palm is highly tolerant of poor soils that allagopyera good drainage, thriving in soils that are thoroughly moist.
The variable number of allwgoptera in Allagoptera arenaria being is the one of the main diagnostic characters used allagopterq include the descriptions of Cocos arenaria by Gomes and A.
Allagoptera arenaria – Wikipedia
Special thanks to Palmweb. The inflorescence comes from the middle, with cream or pale yellow flower clusters. Once established, it is virtually maintenance-free.
This is one of my personal favorite palms for the garden, as it is very ‘user friendly’- easy to grow and no sharp edges.
A first class allagooptera. Others are a good choice providing humidity and light are not poor. The leaves are used to make baskets and other woven objects. August Learn how and when to remove this template message.
And thanks to their drought resistance and durability to heat they can thrive in harsh urban conditions. This is one of the palms prone to get bud damage from overhead watering drip much preferred causing weird folded new leaves leaflets bent allagopteda against themselvesparticularly if not grown in full sun.
allavoptera In aallagoptera to the Caryota obtusa they planted over of these which I posted in a separate post, they planted some other nice palms and most aren’t the common specimens found allgaoptera. In its native environment, the seashore palm is highly tolerant of poor soils that have good drainage, thriving in soils that are thoroughly moist. A Bit of Brazil in Vero.
It is endemic to the Atlantic Coast of Brazil, where it grows in coastal sand dunes, just above the high tide mark. They have done a spectacular job with the landscaping using many, many unusual and odd plants.
Photo by Margaret Price. A Guide to Identification and Cultivation. The specific epithet species name arenaria; from the Latin, for “sandy” or growing in sandy sites.
Allagoptera arenariapopularly known as seashore palmis a fruit tree native to the Atlantic Coast of Brazil. Leu Gardens Botanist Eric S. Xllagoptera not a problem Maintenance: When supplied with adequate moisture and fertilizer it is also fairly fast growing. Queen palms planted in the same area grow very poorly, but this little palm thrived. Salt tolerance Low indicates that the palm does not tolerate salinity.