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PlantFiles: Calyptrocalyx
Calyptrocalyx leptostachys

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


18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

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Grown for foliage

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

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1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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.


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

Loxahatchee, Florida
Mountain View, Hawaii

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