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Xeriscape Demonstration Garden Information Sheet

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Brahea edulis-Franceschi Palm
 Guadalupe Palm

Medium sized at 20-35' by 8-10' spread. This is native to the Guadalupe Islands off Mexico. It is similar to Brahea armata with a thinner trunk and more graceful form. Large leaves to 6' across and light green. Leaves drop clean. Fruit is about 1" in diameter and edible.

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