Brahea moorei
UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley

Brahea moorei

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Common name: Palmilla enana azul
Special Notes: This palm from the northeast of Mexico has soft, beautiful blue-gray leaves. Ideal for small gardens, it does not grow a large trunk as other palms. Slow growing, it fully matures in a decade. Rarely available in cultivation.

Family: Arecaceae
Native to: Mexico
Form: Palm
Size: 3’ high and 5’ wide
Flowers: White inflorescence on long stalks above foliage in fall
Light: Full sun to part shade
Water: Light to moderate water; drought tolerant
Hardiness: Cold tolerant to 25°F
Soil: Well-draining soil