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The Brahea Armata is a very "classy" single trunk palm with a semi-self shedding trunk. It is very slow growing, especially when young. At around 15 years it may only be around 5-8ft.It is extremely cold hardy down to -9 degrees or lower and also copes well with extreme temperatures and arid conditions, liking a position in full or partial sun.
Plant in well draining soil and generally water infrequently.
It has stiff fan shaped leaves which are a striking silver/blue colour.
This is an amazingly beautiful and dignified palm.
BRAHEA ARMATA Info
Latin Name: Brahea Armata.
Common Name: Mexican Blue Palm, Blue Hesper Palm, Sweet Brahea.
Native to: From the desert and savannah regions of Mexico.
Hardiness: Down to -9 or lower, withstanding quite severe cold.
Growth: Very classy, single trunk palm. Slow growing with stiff, silver- colored fan shaped leaves.
Sunlight: Full / partial sun.
Moisture: Well draining soil.