Common Name: Silver Thatch Palm
Height: Up to 25’
Light: Partial to full sun
Bloom: Pale yellow, turn into dark fruits
Comments: Cultivated in Barbados, the tree grows on extremely thin limestone-based soils in full exposure to sun and wind without irrigation. A slow growing palm, with a single bare trunk below, and matted with fibers above. The graceful, drooping, green fan leaves are silver underneath.