Hospita palmScientific Name: Copernicia hospita Mart.
Synonym: Copernicia yarey
Size: Slowly up to 50 feet (15 m) up to 16 feet in diameter (5 m)
Min. Temperature: 27°F (-2.5°C)
Water Requirements: Moderate
Sun Requirements: Full sun to light shade
Germination: The seeds take up to 3 months to germinate, the seedlings grow slowly.
Blue green waxy leaves, 18 to 30 segments, strongly costapalmate, very visibly wedge shaped.,
up to 7 feet long (2 m), 2 feet wide (60 cm).
3 to 4 feet, armed.
Trunk: Gray, lightly ringed, petticoat of dead leaves at the top,
Flower: Bisexual brown flowers.
Flower stalk coming from among the leaves, 6 feet long (1.8 m).
0.4 inch (1 cm).
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