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San Jose Hesper palm
Brahea brandegeei

Location: 41717 Palm Ave.
Park: Mission San Jose High School
District: Mission San Jose
Native to: N. America
Tree type: palm
Leaf retention: evergreen

Comments: Fan palm native to Baja California and Sonora, Mexico. Pale green slightly glaucos armored fronds on slender trunk. This palm is self pruning and doesn't develop a "grass skirt" like the Mexican Fan palm. Good drought and cold tolerance. These trees were placed on Palm Ave. October, 2003.

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