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PlantFiles: Sunset Palm
Calyptrocalyx polyphyllus

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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:
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive palmbob 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.

Regional...

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

Loxahatchee, Florida
Hilo, Hawaii
St John, Mississippi



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