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Description. Stems: Solitary, upright, to 20 m tall and 60 cm in diameter, ringed with oblique to undulating leaf scars. Leaves: Pinnate, reduplicate, to 10 m long, . Jul 26, The Corozo Palm Attalea cohune is a prolific, and at times dominant, species in humid lowland biomes of Central America. The eastern. any info on cold/dry heat/ Attalea cohune? thanks guys.

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Those 3 years had temperatures dropping to near 20F. Attalea is a large genus that combines several previously separate genera including Maximiliana, Orbignya and Sheelea.

Cohune Palm

This palm should not be considered an understory to small structures or powerlines with low clearances. Established cohune palms are considered gross feeders and respond very well to the use of palm and nitrogenous fertilizer. Genera Palmarum – Evolution and Classification of the Palms.

Other members attalae this genus, but few are cultivated ornamentals because of the large attaela of these palms. The seeds keep forever because they are adapted to lie around in dry dirt and wait for the rainy season to germinate. This page has been accessed 19, times. Up to 12 m 40 ft Growth Habit: The Attalea cohne reaches the 15 m with even 9 m long leaves. Effect of the corozo palm nut oil meal in the baby chick diet.

The cohune palm can grow to attaea feet tall. Palm wine is produced from the sap of the heart of the cohune. Corozo, corozo palm, cohune palm. Cohune palms make a dramatic statement in areas containing large open space. Juvenile palms are uniquely protected from frosts, because the trunk remains underground for many years.


Pinnatereduplicateto 10 m long, rachis twisted from the midpoint toward the apex, green leaflets growing in one plane, regularly arranged, drooping, with brown tomentum on abaxial leaflet margin. Fallbrook I was nursing along ahtalea seedling outdoors, in a pot, for a few years, but this last winter whacked it. The adult cohune palm is considered one of nature’s most majestic and dramatic palms and thus is quite popular with collectors.

The growth rate of the cohune palm can be increased significantly with regular fertilizer applications.

Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. Attalea rostrata is also another of the hardier ones.

Cohune palm is considered very disease and pest resistant. This proves it can take the arid heat, that’s for sure.

Navigation menu Personal tools Log atta,ea. This page was last modified Scientific name Attalea cohune Mart. Cohune leaves are used as thatching material for roofs.

Attalea cohune

Corozo meal is chiefly used for cattle. The cohune palm propagates by seeds. The corozo palm nuts are processed cohuune by the soap industries. The cohune palm grows well in moist, sandy soils with good drainage.

Plant and animal families Plant and animal species. Orbignya cohune Dahlgren ex Standl. The apical gem, which has a delicate taste, is considered as a dainty, but it entails the death of the plant.

Attalea cohune – Palmpedia – Palm Grower’s Guide

All images copyright of the artists and photographers see images for credits. Datasheet Description Click on the “Nutritional aspects” tab for recommendations for ruminants, pigs, poultry, rabbits, horses, fish and crustaceans. In cleared tropical deciduous forest, Nayarit State, Mexico.


Frond damage at F, attalfa exactly a great palm for California but if’s gonna grow anywhere, I would think inland San Diego would be great. Common name cohune palm. The cohune palm grows best in a sheltered warm spot in a subtropical setting, or in hot and humid tropical environments.

The cohune palm grows well in full sun. The heart of the cohune palm, located in the last four feet of the trunk before the base of the leaf stems, is considered a delicacy. Use the giant cohune palm for that dramatic accent in a large landscape. Fruits are up to 8 cm long and yellowish brown to golden brown.

Attalea cohune – Useful Tropical Plants

The Attalea rostrata along with an Arenga pinnata survived the freeze but the couple dozen “hardy” Syagrus romanzoffiana nearby were killed along with Archontophoenix cunninghamiana.

Diagnostic features Very large palm with undulating rings on the stem, drooping leaflets on a twisted rachis and inflorescences covered by a persistent, woody, grooved bract.

Started by Stevetoad13 Jun Attalea cohune is one of the more cold hardy Attalea species. Attlaea a new account. Gary Woods up at the soon-to-be-history South Coast Palms has some gigantic Attalea up at his place, but I’m not sure which coohune. I have a seedling growing from seeds collected in Costa Rica. There were also nearby clumps of Phoenix reclinata that had most of the stems killed back.