Palmae (Palm Family)
Evergreen, feather palm tree. Moderate growth rate, 30 - 40' in height
with a 10 - 20' spread.
Pinnate frond leaf type, whorled arrangement, 8 - 10' in size. Green
above gray beneath. Each frond is attached to long trunk shaft with
dead fronds dropping off on their own.
Perfect; lavender to purple, inflorescence are 2 - 3' long, densely branched.
Flowering Spring through Summer.
Succulent, indehiscent, round drupe, bright red in color; 3/8" in size.
Late Summer through Fall.
Straight, smooth trunk.
Gray with leaf scars ringing the trunk.
Full sun, shade; Hardiness: Sunset zones: 21 - 24.
Nitrogen, chelated iron, when foilage is chlorotic.
No significant pest problems.
Accent, foliage, foundation planting, right of way, tropical.
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