Brahea armata

Fan Palm, Blue Hesper, Mexican Blue Palm

These slow-growing fan palms are natives of Baja, Mexico, and need little water or care. Long clusters of creamy white flowers bloom in spring, followed by edible fruits. Their coarse foliage comes in shades of green to blue-green. Will not tolerate wet soil or shade. Remove dead leaves.
Brahea armata, Fan Palm, Blue Hesper, Mexican Blue Palm
One of the most beautiful Palms, it has a heavy crown of waxy, bluish green leaves that reach 15 feet long. The leaf stalks are armed with stout, hooked spines. The flower clusters hang almost to the ground.

Attributes - Brahea armata

Plant Type: Tree

Bloom Season: Mid Spring through Mid Summer

Flower Color: White

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 25 ft. to 45 ft.

Width: 10 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 8, 9, 10, 11

Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates, Hot Climates. Container Plants, Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers.

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