This is the bluest Sabal uresana I have ever seen- great palm, in Thailand's Nong Nooch Gardens
more typical coloration of young palms, these in Audobon Center, Oahu, Hawaii
Pasadena CAlifornia in Huntington Botanical garden
trunk detail of cultivated palm southern California
seed with hardened fruit (seed inside about half this size)
Leaf detail, showing the silver underside.
young palm in Los Angeles arboretum
UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
3 year-old seedling planted in ground Sept 2006.
4 months later. Has not yet formed a trunk.
Image Courtesy of D'Asign Source Botanicals
University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley
San Diego Botanic Garden
surprisingly fast grower in inland California desert where it gets sufficient heat to keep up a faster growth rate
Huntington Gardens, southern California
ripe fruit, March, southern California
Seven year old palm from seed in my yard in San Tan Valley, AZ.
Still no trunk after 7 years of growth but is worth the wait.
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