Acoelorrhaphe wrightii


Florida, Central America, Caribbean and the West Indies

Acoelorrhaphe wrightii
Conservation Status:-

Not endangered

Sun Requirements:-

Full sun

Water Requirements:-

High, somewhat drought tolerant when mature

Minimum Temperature:-

-6 Degrees C

Overall Height:-

15-20 feet


8-12 feet


Clustering,3-4 inches in diameter, brown, texture is fibrous with persistant old leaves unless trimmed




Palmate, 2-3 feet across, green above and silver underneath, petioles are up to 3 feet long and armed with orange spines


White or yellow, on 4-5 feet long inflorescences, formed from among the leaves


½ an inch in diameter, round orange/brown and black when ripe


Hermaphrodite, self pollinating with one plant

Pests & Diseases:-

No major pests or diseases

Seed Germination:-

Up to 2 months when fresh



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