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Re: Thrinax brailiensis. Hardy to Z8. Brahea 'Clara'
Posted by George in Bandon Oregon on 4/29/2018, 3:26 pm, in reply to "Thrinax brailiensis. Hardy to Z8. Brahea 'Clara'"
the "spiny-fiber palm" from brazil is an interesting and potentially (relatively) hardy palm that is VERY hard to find in my experience. IMHO, brahea "clara" (which may or may not be a selection or hybrid of b. armata) is lovely with a bit of the look of and perhaps a somewhat better adaptation to cooler winters than a bismarkia palm.
the upper southern oregon coast
USDA zone 9a (Sunset zone 5)
DRY cool summers and WET cool winters
grow eucalyptus, banksias, telopeas, grevilleas, bottlebrush, mexican pines and oaks
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