- Total height: 3 to 4m generally but can reach up to 15m in exceptional circumstances
- Exposure: Sun
- Resistance to cold (indicative): -4°
A slow grower, this plant from Central America only thrives in regions where frost is rare. As it ages, it develops a bulge at the base that is named “elephants foot”. Make sure that your soil is well drained as this plant does not like too much water.