Sunset Palm
Calyptrocalyx polyphyllus

Family: Arecaceae (ar-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Calyptrocalyx (ka-lip-tro-KAL-iks) (Info)
Species: polyphyllus (pol-ee-FIL-us) (Info)

Category:

Palms

Height:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

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Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Other details:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Loxahatchee, Florida

Hilo, Hawaii

St John, Mississippi

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 12, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Beautiful clustering species with bright red new leaves. Clumps tend to be sparse so you can see all the details.