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PlantFiles: Silver Rock Palm
Brahea 'Super Silver'

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Family: Arecaceae (ar-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Brahea (BRAH-yuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Super Silver

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Category:
Palms

Height:
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Silver/Gray

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral QCHammy On Jun 3, 2009, QCHammy from San Tan Valley, AZ (Zone 9a) wrote:

This palm, recently discovered in central Mexico, was first thought to be an out of range population of B. nitida due to the completely thornless leaf stalks. But due to the bright silvery white color of it's leaves it is now thought to be a completely new, as of yet unnamed, species.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Visalia, California



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