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Beaucarnea stricta

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 20 ft (6 m)

Cultivation: Fertile well-drained soil in full sun

Features: Rigid leaves to 3 ft (1 m) long are pale green

Uses: Specimen plant Vertical accent landscape feature Indoor plant Tropical gardens

Zones: 10-11

Description: Native to Mexico, this species grows to 20 ft (6 m) or more. It has a stout, somewhat branching stem above its swollen base. The rigid channelled leaves are straight and narrow and up to 3 ft (1 m) long; they are pale green with yellowish green margins. I

Growth Habit: Swollen base with branching stem above

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