Thatch Palm

Optimal Light: Full sun
Light Range: Full sun to Part shade
Soil Moisture:
Native: Yes
Drought Tolerance: High
Perennial: N/A
Growth Rate: Medium
Mature Height: 15 – 25 ft.
Mature Spread: 6 – 10 ft.
Soil Texture: Sandy
Soil pH: Any
Salt Tolerance: High
Hardiness Zone: 10b-11

Florida Thatch Palm, Thrinax radiata

The Thrinax Palm is a smaller stature, very slow growing palm. Excellent palm to use around the beach areas due to the seaside and alkaline tolerance. Used in groups of two to five often times in a full sun landscape scenery. Bisexual flower stock is about 4 ft. long and usually appears above the leaves. Flowers are small and white which form white fruit about ¼’’ in diameter. Freezes at about 30˚F.

Island Home Service Sanibel Island

Jürgen Schreyer
Island Home Service

P.O. Box 1050
Sanibel, FL 33957

P: (239) 472-5247