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

Corozo Attalea cohuneattaalea meal, mechanical extraction. Midrib prominent and transverse veinlets distinct. It is very well suited for plantings on campuses, parks and public gardens. Steve, did you end up getting an Attalea?

Cohune palm is considered very disease and pest resistant. An oil palm, usually growing wild, bearing relatively large fruit with a thick hard shell containing one choune more kernels.

Those 3 years had temperatures dropping to near 20F. The cohune palm can grow to 90 feet tall. The Attalea rostrata would defoliate below around 27F but quickly grow back.

any info on Attalea cohune

The seeds of the cohune palm yield cohune oil which is used extensively as a lubricant, for cooking, soap making and lamp oil. The seeds keep forever because they are adapted to lie around in dry dirt and wait for the rainy season to germinate.

Palm wine is produced from the sap of the heart of the cohune. Best for Florida, though. I’ve seen a lot of them on the Pacific side there. Value of corozo palm nut and sesame oil meals, bananas, A. Attalea cohune was last modified: The fruits are ovoid or ellipsoid, cm long, with a diameter of cm, of yellowish-brown colour and contain from one to three seeds.


Frond damage at F, not exactly a great cohhune for California but if’s gonna grow anywhere, I would think inland San Diego would be great. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. My seedling has dried out completely on numerous occasions since I pretty much neglect it.

Corozo, corozo palm, cohune palm. Last Updated May idtools. My seeds germinated in F temperatures, so this cogune to be a palm that is unhampered by cool nights and doesn’t need to be in Florida to grow.

Even young trees may be planted in areas receiving full sun and cohunes are very resistant to wind damage. Posted 14 Jun Oil plants and by-products Plant products and by-products.

Established cohune palms are considered gross feeders and respond very well to the use of palm and nitrogenous fertilizer. The cohne of the cohune palm, located in the last four feet of the trunk before the base of the leaf stems, is considered a delicacy.

Based on work by Konakid and sl0wn.

athalea The cohune palm is believed to be the hardiest palm in the genus Attalea. There are many large Attalea cohune growing in Central Florida with no issues.

Attalea cohune – Wikipedia

Unfortunately a nearby tree was struck by lightning and it killed the A. May be confused with Other members of this genus, but few are cultivated ornamentals because of the large size of these palms. The cohune palm grows well in moist, sandy soils with good drainage. Young Attalea palms appear to have 10 m long leaves growing directly from the soil before the stem emerges.


Attalea cohune, Orbignya cohune – Cohune Palm | PlantVine

Atta,ea cohune palm grows best in agtalea sheltered warm spot in a subtropical setting, or in hot and humid tropical environments. It requires a full sun exposition on draining soils, possibly sandy, and a great availability of water; it bears even moderately saline soils and therefore it may be employed in proximity of the sea. In cleared tropical deciduous forest, Nayarit State, Mexico.

Other members of this genus, but few are cultivated ornamentals because of the large size of these palms.

Common name cohune palm. The corozo palm nuts are processed chiefly by the soap industries. Cohune palm is a slow grower until its trunk emerges above ground, and then more rapid growth occurs.

Photograph courtesy of Montgomery Botanical Center http: Plant and animal families Plant attlea animal species. You’ll find photos in this thread: Sign in Already have an account? Scientific name Attalea cohune Mart. Attalea cohune is one of the more cold hardy Attalea species. Corozo meal is chiefly used for cattle. Steve, Gary Woods up at the soon-to-be-history South Coast Palms has some gigantic Attalea up at his place, but I’m not sure which one.