Brahea elegans
Franceshi palm

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 Brahea elegans






Cold Hardiness: 

Probably down to 20 to 25, F. (not certain).

Trunk type:

Medium, not tall.

Leaf type:

Palmate (fan shaped).


Solitary (single trunk).



Speed of growth:

Slow to medium


Approximately 10'-20' feet.

Soil requirements:

Average moisture, good drainage.

Sun Requirements:


General Description:

A small to medium sized fan palm that likes full sun and is fairly cold hardy.

Other Notes:

Confusion exists about the exact characteristics of this species.  It is sometimes misidentified.

Further Data:

See Why Choose Fan Palms.

Palm for sale/Availability:

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