Brahea nitida

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 Brahea nitida

   

Description

   

Locality:

Mexico

Cold Hardiness: 

18 to 20, F.

Trunk type:

 Medium to fat in size.

Leaf type:

Large, glossy-green, palmate (fan shape) leaves.

Suckering/Solitary:

Solitary (single trunk).

Maintenance:

Easy

Speed of growth:

Slow to medium.

Height:

Up to 30' feet.

Soil requirements:

Sandy, good drainage.

Sun Requirements:

Full sun.

General Description:

A very nice palm because of the glossy green leaves that are slightly glaucous underneath  It has minimal or no armor (spines) on the petiole (leafstalk). 

Other Notes:

A very gorgeous palm when grown in filtered light.  Has large, flat, glossy leaves somewhat reminiscent of a more tropical palm.  Desirable.

Further Data:

See Why Choose Fan Palms.

Palm for sale/Availability:

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