Hawaiian Fan Palm, Loulu Palm, Pritchardia
Pritchardia beccariana

Family: Arecaceae (ar-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pritchardia (pritch-AR-dee-uh) (Info)
Species: beccariana (bek-kar-ee-AH-na) (Info)

Category:

Trees

Palms

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Hardiness:

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)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:

Blooms all year

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

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

Seed Collecting:

Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

Regional

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

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Thousand Oaks, California

Vista, California

Hawaiian Ocean View, Hawaii

Kurtistown, Hawaii

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 1, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

One of the larger-leaved Pritchardias. Does fairly well in southern California in partial shade situations, but is a slow plant. Native to Hawaii. Leaves are semicircular to somewhat less of a circle than that. ONly split about 1/10 of the way down the leaf.