Bolivian Mountain Coconut

Parajubaea torralyi

In the high and dry sandstone valleys between the Andes grows this tough mountain palm, particularly suited for cultivation in California. Be the first on your block to get this rare feather-fronded beauty and serve up your neighbors a crop of edible mini-coconuts. It thrives in our native soil, shrugs off extreme heat and cold, and needs little water. Now that’s one tough coco!

 

Growth rate: 4-6”/year. Max. height: 35’+.

Trunk diameter: 24”. Spread: 15’-18’.

Hardy to 15˚F. Intolerant of damp cold.

Full sun. Drought and heat tolerant.