Common name: Everglades Palm, Paurotis Wrightii, Serenoa Arborescens
Origin: Central America, Mexico
Height at maturity: 3 to 8 meters
Plant type: palm
Flower color: white
Type of soil: rather heavy, clayey and draining
Watering: normal, without excess
Use: isolated, hedge, pot or tray
Diseases and pests: spider mites, scale insects
Toxicity: not determined
Storage of seeds: 1 year in a dry place away from light at 3/4°C (refrigerator)
The Everglades Palm is a compact-topped palm. It does not form a distinct trunk and bears from 3 to 10 stems covered with brown fibers.
The leaves are rounded, fan-shaped, and deeply cut. They are medium green in color, glossy above, pale green to silver below, with a spiny petiole, they are 1 meter long. In summer, small white flowers in slender panicles, 1 m long, are followed by black fruits.