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Copernicia alba

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  • Family: PALMAE

    Palm with a cylindrical trunk, topped with evergreen leaves. The inflorescence can be 2 m long. Copernicia alba is a South American species of palm tree, which is found in the humid part of the Gran Chaco ecoregion in Bolivia, Paraguay, Colombia, Brazil and Argentina. They often, but not always, form dense single-species woodlands. Its common name in Spanish show the various colours (and technical qualities) that its wood and/or bark takes according to its environment: palma blanca, palma negra, palma colorada. In Guaraní it is called caranday, "water palm". Copernicia alba can reach 25 m in height and 40 cm in girth. The trunk is cylindrical, rarely bifurcated, and has a grayish bark with a smooth surface in adult specimens. The leaves are persistent, grouped at the apex of the trunk, and measuring between 40 and 70 cm. The inflorescence is almost 2 m long; the flowers are hermaphroditic.

    Data sheet

    Norte Argentina y Brasil
    15/20 m
    ZONE 9
    4/5 m
    Costapalmada azulada
    Sun Half-shade
    Ovoide negro

    Sales formats

    Format Diameter Liters Perimeter Total height Trunk height
    PALM C35 25 - 100/125 -
    PALM C45 45 - - 40/60T
    PALM C50 55 - - 60/80T
    PALM C50 55 - - 80/100T
    PALM C50 55 - - 100/125T
    PALM C50 55 - - 125/150T
    PALM C60 80 - - 150/200T
    PALM C60 80 - - 200/250T
    PALM C70 130 - 150/200 -
    PALM C95 285 - 250/300 -
    PALM C95 350 - - 200/350T

    Viveros Medipalm

    Viveros Medipalm was born in 1992 as a trading company of Mediterranean plant, passing in a short time also being a producer, creating a nursery of ornamental plant in which they adapt new varieties with the aim of satisfying the preferences of their customers, offering them an unbeatable quality.

    Viveros Medipalm is a consolidated company in the ornamental sector that develops a large quantity of the most demanded products in the market, with adequate infrastructure and mechanization for a better optimization of work.

    Our production is based on a wide variety of trees, palms, shrubs and specimens of great beauty and of course top quality. The homogeneity in our products is always a priority.

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    • More than 400 species of plants

    • More than 140 ha. of production

    • Drip irrigation and natural fertilizers

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