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Brahea:
Brahea aculeata
Brahea armata
Brahea armata var. Clara
Brahea armata X aculeata
Brahea berlandieri
Brahea berlandieri -Tilaco
Brahea brandegeei
Brahea decumbens
Brahea dulcis
Brahea edulis
Brahea elegans
Brahea moorei
Brahea nitida
Brahea pimo

Brahea pimo

Common name: unknown
Native to: Mexico
Mature height: 12'
Mature spread: 7'
Growth Habit: solitary
Leaf type: palmate

Description:

Green leaf with brown tomentum (fuzz) on leaf ridges and petiole. Braheas salvadorensas which is native to Central America rather than Mexico is likely a variant of pimo. Similar in all respects but larger growing than the pimo.


This species in the garden:
Growth rate: slow
Sunlight: gradual
Water: moderate
Cold Tolerance: 24 F
Seed or plant availability: very rare




 
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