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Beaucarnea recurvata

Classification

Order: Lecythidales
   Family: Lecythidaceae
            Genus: Beaucarnea
                        Specie: Beaucarnea recurvata

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 25 ft (8 m)

Cultivation: Fertile well-drained soil in full sun

Features: Long strap-like leaves; panicles of white flowers as tree ages

Uses: Indoor plant Vertical accent landscape feature Tropical gardens

Zones: 9-11

Description: This native of Mexico is an extremely popular indoor plant as well as being a dramatic landscaping feature in warm frost-free areas. The narrow strap-like leaves, up to 3 ft (1 m) long, sprout from a single bulbous trunk. The tree is slow growing, eventua

Growth Habit: Bulbous trunk sprouting 3 ft (1 m) leaves

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