Sombrero palm
Scientific Name: Brahea dulcis (Humb., Bonpl. & Kunth) Mart.
Brahea dulcis

Size: Up to 25 feet (7.5 m)
Min. Temperature: 25F (-4C)
Water Requirements: Little water
Sun Requirements: Full sun
Origin: Eastern Mexico to Nicaragua
Leaf: Costapalmate, 10 to 15 leaves, slightly glaucous green. 30 to 50 leaflets, slightly armed.
Trunk: 5 to 8 inches in diameter (12 to 20 cm).
Flower: hermaphoditic. Flower stalk coming from among the leaves, longer than the leaves, thick, tomentose.
Fruit: green to brown, tomentose.. 0.4 to 0.6 inch long (1 to 1.5 cm). edible fruits, ovoid.
Seed:

The Sombrero Palm is occasionally suckering.


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