Acoelorrhaphe wrightii 4
Acoelorrhaphe wrightii 4

Acoelorrhaphe wrightii
(Paurotis Palm)
(Everglades Palm)
USDA Zone: 9 – 11
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Origin: Caribbean Region; Florida
Type: Medium size palm

Typical Height: 18’-22’
(5.5-6.7mts)
Typical Cluster Spread: 8'-10'
(2.4-3.0mts)

Growth: Slow
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Salt Tolerance: Moderate
Wind Tolerance: High
Foliage Color: Green; Silvery-green
Flower Color: White
Flowering Season: Spring
Flower Feature: Insignificant
Light Needs: Medium-High
Nutritional Needs: Medium
Human Hazards: Spiny; Sharp teeth on petiole
Family: Arecacea / Palmae
Propagation: Seeds
Leaf Type: Simple; Palmately lobed
Texture: Very coarse
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G (1'OA)
7G (3'OA)
15G (4'-5'OA)
25G (5'-6'OA)
FG (10'-20'OA)

Typical planting distance:
10'-12' O.C.
(3.0-3.6mts)

Common Uses: Well-trimmed looks great in Medians; Residences; and Entryways. Also used in Buffers; Wet sites
Category: Medium Palm

Notes: Florida native; Tolerant wet conditions; Neat fan shaped leaves give it an attractive appearance; Especially impressive when floodlit at night

+ In this Photo:
Acoelorrhaphe wrightii
(Paurotis Palm)
22' OA Height,
10' Cluster Canopy

Pandanus utilis
(Screw Pine)
18' OA Height,
10' Canopy

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
April 2015
Ft. Myers
Florida USA

Sources:
Landscape Plants for South Florida
A manual for gardeners, landscapers and homeowners.

Betrock’s
Reference Guide to
Florida Landscape Plants

Landscape Plants for South Florida
A manual for gardeners, landscapers and homeowners.

Betrock’s
Plant Finder

Internet Sources:
http://www.floridata.com/ref/a/acoe_wri.cfm

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/st058

http://www.palmsnc.org/pages/palm_detail.php?id=87