Mexican Blue Palm  Brahea armata  10 Seeds
Mexican Blue Palm  Brahea armata  10 Seeds
Mexican Blue Palm  Brahea armata  10 Seeds

Mexican Blue Palm Brahea armata 10 Seeds

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The Mexican Blue Palm is a fan palm that has bluish-gray leaves. It is native to Baja California, Mexico. It is widely grown as an ornamental. Also known as the blue hesper palm. It is easy to grow but it grows has a slow growth rate. It grows in desert areas so it like dry conditions. Low humidity and warm temperatures. Hardy in zones 8-11.

 

Growing Instructions for the Mexican Blue Palm.

 

The seeds of the Mexican Blue palm take months to germinate. 1. Soak the seeds in lukewarm water for 2-4 days. Change the water every day. 2. The seeds like moist, well-drained soil. Use a sterile seed starter mix, if available. It prevents soil pathogens from damaging the seeds and the seedlings. If not available, then make a mixture of half potting soil and half sand, perlite or vermiculite. 3. Put the soil in a pot. 4. Sow the seeds on the soil. Cover the seeds with a layer of soil. 5. Water the soil and then water it when the surface becomes dry. The seeds may take 9 months or more the germinate. They can take 6 months to sprout or they can take over a year to germinate.