Brahea armata growing 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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Requirements for 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:
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
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:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes, just when the plant young
Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower
Yellow flowers, the flowers grow on branch on every branch can be dozens of flowers