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Jubaea chilensis

Chilean Wine Palm

Jubaea chilensis is a hardy, slow growing palm with pinnate leaves and a thick, smooth, grey trunk. This species was once the largest individual specimen of indoor plant, until the 82' tall plant outgrew its home in the glass house of London's famous Royal Botanical Kew Garden. The Chilean Wine Palm is notoriously slow growing, producing over 50 leaves for each foot of trunk growth. Mature plants produces small coconuts, called coquitos, which are commonly sold on the streets in Santiago, Chile.

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Jubaea chilensis

Chilean Wine Palm

Jubaea chilensis is a hardy, slow growing palm with pinnate leaves and a thick, smooth, grey trunk. This species was once the largest individual specimen of indoor plant, until the 82' tall plant outgrew its home in the glass house of London's famous Royal Botanical Kew Garden. The Chilean Wine Palm is notoriously slow growing, producing over 50 leaves for each foot of trunk growth. Mature plants produces small coconuts, called coquitos, which are commonly sold on the streets in Santiago, Chile.

Key Plant details

Cold Tolerance:

14°F (-10°C)

Growth Rate:

Slow

Total Height:

60ft (18.3 m) tall

Habit:

Solitary trunks

Leaf Structure:

12 ft (3.7 m) long, pinnate

Canopy size:

20-25 ft (6.1-7.6 m) wide

Trunk width:

36-48 inches (90-120 cm) thick

Exposure:

Full sun

Soil requirements:

Any soil, well saturated

Tolerances:

High drought tolerance, moderate salt tolerance

Reproduction:

Monoecious, polycarpic

Water usage:

Low to Moderate

HEat requirement:

Full sun

Hazards:

Native origin:

Further Reading:

Designing with Palms, Jason Dewees

What makes our plants so special? Our location on the cliffs of Santa Barbara receives over 280 days of sunshine a year and we utilize our indigenous soil, mixing it with a specialized amendment. Our plants are routinely watered, fertilized, and trimmed. We always aid our plants to proper health when needs arise, and we do so without the use of sprays.

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