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Brahea armata - Mexican Blue Palm Blooming


Brahea armata - Mexican Blue Palm Blooming (Brahea armata - Mexican Blue Palm)

Mexican Blue palm blooming in Balboa Park, San Diego, CA. in the dry garden. Photo taken August 31, 2010.



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How old would that one be?

2 Sep, 2010

 

Meanie:

I'm guessing around 40 years old. There's many around that are 3 and 5 times the height of this palm...you can only imagine their age. Their ultimate height is more than 60 feet/ 20 meters tall....those would be hundreds of years old.

3 Sep, 2010

 

I love seeing palms flowering..:o)))

5 Sep, 2010

 

Palmate:

Brahea armata is one of the showiest flowering palms in the world. It's another reason why it so commonly planted here. : > ) Their inflorescences can grow to more than 15 feet/ 4.6 meters long.

5 Sep, 2010



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