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Bactris cruegeriana

Classification

Order: Arecales
   Family: Arecaceae
            Genus: Bactris
                        Specie: Bactris cruegeriana

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained humus-rich soil in sun or partial shade

Features: Graceful erect fronds

Uses: Tropical gardens Containers

Zones: 11-12

Description: This species occurs along the northern coast of South America and in the nearby West Indian island of Trinidad. Coming from swamps and edges of tidal creeks and rivers (though its tolerance of salt water is limited), it adapts well to cultivation in the t

Growth Habit: Multiple trunks from rhizome

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