Calyptrocalyx
Calyptrocalyx leptostachys

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

Regional

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

Loxahatchee, Florida

Mountain View, Hawaii

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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.