Acoelorrhaphe wrightii Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr Clump at Green Cay Wetlands, Florida. September 25, Origin and Habitat: Central America. Genus: Acoelorrhaphe Habitat and Distribution. Acoelorraphe wrightii is Native to Florida, the Caribbean and Central America. Acoelorrhaphe wrightii is a pretty hardy clumping fan palm native to Florida and Central America which can make a excellent specimen palm in.

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Germination and plant cultivation success depends on many different factors; nevertheless, these experiences will hopefully aid you in your effort to get the best germination results from our seeds and the best growth results from your plants. Back to Arecaceae index. According to Wrigutii Bleistein, of La Habra, California, these palms will readily take transplanting and the attendant abuse provided they are watered heavily in the summer time. It causes black necrotic, and occasionally translucent yellow-orange, spots on the oldest leaves.

Acoelorrhaphe wrightii | Identifying Commonly Cultivated Palms

Shelf-like fruiting structures on the stems called conks may or may not wriyhtii present before a stem dies. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Articles containing Ancient Greek-language text Commons category link is defined as the pagename. Retrieved from ” https: Its very informal appearance make it perfect near highways, buffer strips around parking lots and used to accent in an expanse of lawn.

It is hardy to central acoelorrhphe southern Florida and is cultivated as a landscape palm. The fruit is pea -sized, starting orange and turning to black at maturity.


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Wikimedia Commons has media related to Acoelorrhaphe. Other tall stems in this palm have previously died from this fungus and have been removed.

It is nearly impossible to eradicate this fungus from the soil once present. Acoelorrhaphe wrightii marginal teeth on petiole mm scale. In severe cases, individual stems may die from K deficiency. Paurotis palms should be fertilized every 3 months acoelorryaphe a controlled release Mg or Mg plus micronutrients fertilizer.

Acoelorrhaphe wrightii

Need a perfect fertilizer diet including all micro nutrients and trace elements or slow release fertilizer. Acoelorrhaphe is a genus of palmscomprising the single species Acoelorrhaphe wrightii Paurotis palmalso known as the Everglades palm and Madeira palm.

Wrightji several feet of new growth appears, the affected stems often rotate downward under their own weight, then resume upward growth. Buy seeds Prices and availability can be found on our price lists: A six-foot tall specimen dug and moved in May, had fully rooted in by the end of August, Acoelorrhaphd to grow Acoelorrhaphe wrightii Place it in full sun, with frequent watering.

Indoor plants Discover our indoor plants, as well as a choice of contemporary containers: However this palm a will tolerate occasional dryness if not very prolonged and can even thrives in poor, dry soils, but do better when grown in nutrient-rich soils with regular watering.

Wilting symptoms caused by Ganoderma butt rot in a single stem of paurotis palm. The leaf petiole is ,2 m long, and has orange, curved, sharp teeth along the wrightji averaging mm long and inspire another of the plant’s common names, the silver saw palm. Wroghtii specimen had a trench dug to about 12″ deep and 12″ from the trunk all around its base about nine months before the final move.


Under these soil conditions, paurotis palms suffer greatly from manganese Mn deficiency, which often kills them.

Views Read View source View history. Slender less than 15 centimetres diameter covered with old leaf bases and loose brown fibrous matting for most of its extents that gradually fall with age. Leu GardensFlorida. The species is native to moist environments in south Florida, Central America, and the West Indies, but it does not grow well in calcareous soils such as those found in road rights-of-way, parking lots, and typical built-up landscapes in south and central Florida.

It can also be used to create screens or even impenetrable barriers as the clumps mature and merge together. Meerow, available in our bookshop. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. It is fond of water so plant it at lakeside and ponds. In the same category.