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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 aculeata

Common name: Sinaloa Hesper Palm
Native to: Mexico
Mature height: 15'
Mature spread: 8'
Growth Habit: solitary
Leaf type: palmate
Brahea aculeata

photo by: Dennis Valdez
David Sylvia and Eric Christensen Garden
San Jose

Description:

Extra large green palmate leaves up to three feet across make for an impressive sight. Moderately fast grower when fed and watered. Protectin from too much wind is recomended.


Brahea aculeata

photo by: Jack Tomsky
Jack Tomsky Garden
Palo Alto
This species in the garden:
Growth rate: moderate
Sunlight: full sun
Water: regular
Cold Tolerance: 20 F
Seed or plant availability: rare




 
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