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Brahea armata

Blue Hesper Palm

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Brahea armata
Principal Common Name Blue Hesper Palm
Common Name(s)
Synonym
Description This is a fan palm resembling washingtonias but has a slivery blue leaves and very showy creamy white flowers.
General Comments
Origin
Nativity Mexico
Height Range 20 - 40 FT
Spread Range 12 - 25 FT
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 10 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Silver Blue
Leaf Texture Fan-like : Stiff
Form Large Tree
Flower Color Creamy White
Flower Time Spring : Summer
Months
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Dry : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium : None : Sparse
Outstanding Features Drought tolerant : Flower : Foliage : Form : Heat Tolerant : Wind Resistant

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