Wax Palm, Copernicia Prunifera

3,700.00 AED5,500.00 AED

Max Height: 25m Origin: South America

Family: Arecaceae/ Palmae Common Name: Caranday Palm, Wax Palm

Drought Tolerance: High Salinity Tolerance: Medium

Sun Tolerance: High Wind Tolerance: High

Water Requirement: Low PH Level: Basic

Pest Tolerance: Medium Disease Tolerance: Medium

Growth rate: Slow Fragrance: No

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Copernicia pruniferea or Wax palm common name in Spanish show the various colours (and technical qualities) that its wood and/or bark takes according to its environment: palma blanca, palma negra, palma colorada (“white”, “black” and “red” palm, respectively). In Guaraní it is called caranday, “water palm”. Its English trade name is wax palm or caranday wax palm (it belongs to the same genus as the Carnauba wax palm). Ancient peoples in South America used wax palm for making candles by scraping away wax on the leaves. C. alba can reach 25 m in height and 40 cm in girth.

For Bigger Plants : Bare rooted, Crane required for planting. Loading and offloading charges may apply. Prices are excluding plantation charges

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