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Brahea nitida (Hesper Palm)

Brahea nitida
Hesper Palm, White Rock Palm

Brahea nitida is a showy medium-sized palm that will grow at a moderate rate to a mature size of about 30 feet tall. The leaves are bright green and fan-shaped, but there are no spines along the leaf petioles making maintenance easier. Grows well in full sun to partial shade, Hesper Palm is quite drought tolerant once established.

Plant Type Native, Palm / Cycad
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Water Needs Low, Average
Hardiness Zone Zone 8 (10° F)
Flower Color Yellow, Inconspicuous
Flower Season Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Growth Rate Slow
Height 20' - 40' (ft)
Spread 12' - 25' (ft)
Spacing 25' (ft)
Characteristics Evergreen, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Birds, Wildlife
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Tolerance Drought
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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