The Old Man Palm is a small fan palm that has long fibers on the trunk. It is native to the West Indies. Hardy in zones 10-12.
Growing Instructions for the Old Man Palm
- Soak the seed in water for 24 hours. 2. The seeds like moist, well-drained soil. Prepare a mixture of half potting soil and half sand, perlite or vermiculite. Put the soil in a pot. Water the mixture so that it is moist but not wet. 3. Put the seeds on the soil. 4. Cover the seeds with a layer of soil that is 0.5 inch thick. 5. Water the seeds. 6. Place the pots in an area with warm temperatures in full sun or part shade. 7. When the seedlings are a few inches tall, they can be transplanted.