Robust individuals are striking additions to any landscape. Slightly curved trunks have coconut-like appearance. Mule palms are an intergenetic hybrid. As such, they can be highly variable in their characteristics.
Canopy Spread: 18’±
Single upright trunk with full canopy of plumose fronds
Does best in near neutral PH soil or slightly acidic
Even moisture and good drainage. Quite drought tolerant after fully established
Does not like ‘wet feet’
Cold Hardy to Zone 8b
Can be quite striking as a specimen