This palm is immediately recognizable by two main morphological characters: the color of the leaves, bluish gray, and the size of the inflorescences, particularly spectacular. The palms are large and thick, coriaceous, almost costapalmated. They are covered with a thin layer of whitish wax that gives them a gray color and protects them from too intense sunlight. Despite its very slow growth, this plant will not discourage the amateurs because even in the juvenile state, the unusual color of the palms makes it an extremely decorative plant.
Soil and exposure of the Palm Brahea Armata
Brahea Armata, it likes dry climate, very sunny and preferably on calcareous soil, if you decide on the plantIn the north of France, be sure to plant it on a well-drained bute (Tip: to make the limestone soil, make a contribution of agricultural lime).
Strong point of Brahea Armata, Erythea blue
High resistance to cold down to -8°C
the color of the foliage
the shape of the foliage
The color of inflorescenses (yellow / orange)
Brahea Armata resistance temperature
Condition:The resistance temperature is suitable for a Palm tree planted in the ground for at least 3 years. It is advisable to always mulch on the ground in the cold regions.
Video wintering of Palm trees in Alsace
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Particularity of Brahea Armsata:
Provenance: Spain canton of Valencia.
Quality of the Palms: dark green and firm
Stipe 'trunk': Well-formed fleshy
quality of rooting: medium
Percentage of recovery 90%
98% of satisfied customers
the total height is pot included.
Pot 25 lts trunk 30 / 40cm total height 160 / 180cm.