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Description. Stems: Solitary, upright, to 20 m tall and 60 cm in diameter, ringed with oblique to undulating leaf scars. Leaves: Pinnate, reduplicate, to 10 m long, . Jul 26, The Corozo Palm Attalea cohune is a prolific, and at times dominant, species in humid lowland biomes of Central America. The eastern. any info on cold/dry heat/ Attalea cohune? thanks guys.

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Other members of this genus, but few are cultivated ornamentals because of the large size of these palms. Corozo Attalea cohuneoil meal, mechanical extraction. Palm wine is produced from the sap of the heart of the cohune. Effect of the corozo palm nut oil meal in the baby chick diet.

Attalea cohune was last modified: Axel, the ones native to Costa Rica are Attalea rostrata.

Cohune Palm

The cohune palm grows well in full sun. Juvenile palms are uniquely protected from frosts, because the trunk remains underground for many years. There are many large Attalea cohune growing in Central Florida with no issues. The Attalea cohune reaches the 15 m with even 9 m cohhne leaves.

Those 3 years had temperatures dropping to near 20F. Better than 20 feet tall, all leaves still, shade in couune morning and full sun in the afternoon.

You can definitely grow Attalea cohune in inland Southern California provided you have a spot that doesn’t get severe freezes and you can give it a ton of water. Attalea cohune is one of the more cold hardy Attalea species.


Corozo Attalea cohuneseeds. The Attalea rostrata would defoliate below around 27F but quickly grow back. Midrib prominent and transverse veinlets distinct.

Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community. Additional comments Attalea is a large genus that combines several previously separate genera including Maximiliana, Orbignya and Sheelea. The oil is utilized for the production of margarine and in the cosmetics industry; purified, is and excellent lubricant and seems to have also promising characteristics as bio-fuel.

They may have either all staminate flowers or pistillate flowers with a few staminate ones. The huge leaves are utilized by the natives for roofing the houses and the pinnulae of the leaves of the young plants are used for fabricating the typical sombreros. Last Updated May idtools. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Register a new account.

Up to 12 m 40 ft Growth Habit: Photograph courtesy of Montgomery Botanical Center http: Each cohune fruit may contain seeds. I’ve also many in pots from the seeds I collected in Belize that I never take inside. It was planted back in and survived the 3 record freeze years, Corozo Attalea cohune seed and oil meal. Attalea rostrata is also another of the hardier ones. The resulting oilcake is highly palatable. The growth is initially slow.


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Cohune Palm Attalea cohune

Value of corozo palm nut and sesame oil meals, bananas, A. Palmisland, those are some cool pics of wild specimens.

Xttalea find photos in this thread:. Sign In Sign Cohuje. I have a seedling growing from seeds collected in Costa Rica. Datasheet Description Click on the “Nutritional aspects” tab for recommendations for ruminants, pigs, poultry, rabbits, horses, fish and crustaceans. The Attalea cohune Mart.

I’ve seen a lot of them on the Pacific side there. Oil plants and by-products Plant products and by-products. When it’s above 70F during the day, it will grow.

I found seeds on the ground in Nosara, Costa Rica, which is mostly deciduous dry forest, totally defoliated during the dry season, extremely dry and hot, and very wet and green during the rainy season. Frond damage at F, not exactly a cohuns palm for California but if’s gonna grow anywhere, I would think inland San Diego would be great. Scientific name Attalea cohune Mart. They go completely dormant without water.

Very large palm with undulating rings on the stem, drooping leaflets on a twisted rachis and inflorescences covered by a persistent, woody, grooved bract.