In areas at the limit of their cold tolerance, therefore, it is prudent to grow the plants in containers for some years, giving them winter protection, and only planting. 16 Tháng Tám Brahea dulcis in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Finding Brahea decumbens and Brahea dulcis growing on one of these gypsum outcrops was never part of the plan for day 3 trip around.

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Brahea – Wikipedia

Botanic name Name first recorded for the palm, genus and species, followed by the abbreviation of the specialist who described it. Brahea dulcis Kunth Mart.

Common names Local names used for this palm. Rock palm, Sweet Hesper palm. Origin Place in the world where this species spontaneously appears. Frequency in gardens Frequency of this species in the gardens of south-west Europe. Leaves of palmate fan or costapalmate or pinnate or feathery pinnate or bi-pinnate appearance.

Total height The height that the species can reach, in good cultivation conditions, in gardens of brahhea Europe.


Less than 6 m. Diameter of the plant Width or diameter to which the crown on the palm may grow when it is an adult. Less than 3 m. Crownshaft Sometimes at the base of the leaves, there is a marked thickening around the trunk of the palm. Diameter of the trunk Width or diameter which the trunk of the palm normally reaches when it is adult. Less than 30 cm. Other palms have flowers of both sexes on different plants dioicous plants.

Minimum temperature Minimum temperature at which an adult plant can survive the winter. The duration of these minimum nrahea and planting conditions will be decisive factors affecting the subsequent degree of damage suffered by the palm extent of defoliation, strangulation of trunk, etc.

Soils Some palms need fertile and well drained soils; others can grow in calcareous soils and even soils poor in organic matter, provided that they drain well drained ; other palms are very rustic and dulcus grow in practically all types of soil, even in clay and poor soils.

Growth rate Speed at which the palm species grow in the gardens of southeast Europe in good cultivation conditions. Slow indicates annual trunk growth of less than 30 cm. Medium indicates a trunk growth of between 30 and 90 cm. Fast means they can grow more than one meter per year. Exposure The degree of exposure to the sun that the palm needs to grow well.

Use inside Some palms are an excellent addition to home decor being in little need of light, water or humidity. Others are a good choice providing humidity and light are not poor. Resistence to wind Brahe on the species palms may suffer damage due to persistent or strong winds.


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Pruning requierements Some palms only retain those leaves which are no longer functional for a short time, soon dropping them and thus not requiring pruning. Other palms, depending on conditions of humidity and strength of winds where they live, may retain dead leaves, or the base of their petioles, on the trunk for many years. Drought resistance In this guide, the palm species are classified according to their drought resistance and tolerance to dry environments.

Difficulty transplanting One of the advantages of palms is that large specimens can be transplanted with ease, a large rootball not being necessary, being able to fully recover within a year or a year and a half. Low difficulty Others may require a few more brahae to settle down in their new position. Medium difficulty and others still, on the contrary, may need over two years to recover from being transplanted Greater difficulty.

Salt tolerance Low indicates that the palm does not tolerate salinity. Medium indicates that it can tolerate some salinity in irrigation water. Is found in barren and rocky areas. With one or several trunks, its leaves can dulcix in colour from green to bluish grey. It can adapt to all soil types and likes a sunny location. Its fruit is edible.

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