How to grow Brahea armata

Brahea armata grow and care – palm tree of the genus Brahea also known as Mexican blue palm, Brahea armata perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropics, mediterranean, desert, subtropics, temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 9-11.

Leaves color green to gray-blue leaves frond when the start to grow it’s like sword when it’s open rounded shape in shredded like fork or spoon narrow tines in the size 1-2 m.

Brahea armata flower

Flower color yellow, flowers grow on clump it’s branch on every branch can be dozens of flowers dioecious male and female flower on separate plants.

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How to grow Brahea armata growing and care:

Nothing special, more than -5C

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Rhynchophorus ferrugineus

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Dead leaves, never cut the top of the plant

Size of the plant?
10-15 m, 30-45 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes, just when the plant young

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower
Yellow flowers, the flowers grow on branch on every branch can be dozens of flowers

Scientific name:

Brahea armata

How to grow Brahea armata

Brahea armata palm

Brahea armata tree

Brahea armata leaves

Brahea armata


Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Yellow flower
  • Desert Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Leaf color
  • Blue leaves
  • Gray leaves
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Palm
  • Perennial plant
  • Tree
Plant Uses
  • Colored leaves
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 9