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PlantFiles: Hawaiian Fan Palm, Loulu Palm, Pritchardia
Pritchardia beccariana

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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

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:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive palmbob 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.

Regional...

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

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Thousand Oaks, California
Vista, California
Hawaiian Acres, Hawaii
Hawaiian Ocean View, Hawaii



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