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PlantFiles: Calyptrocalyx
Calyptrocalyx leptostachys

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

Category:
Palms

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade
Full Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

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:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

Like most Calyptrocalyx, very colorful. This is a smaller, solitary species with relatively large, unsplit leaves that open a yellowy-pink- incredible landscaping specimens for a small, tropical garden if you can find them.

Regional...

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

Loxahatchee, Florida
Eden Roc, Hawaii



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