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Brahea brandegeei - San Jose Hesper Palms

Brahea brandegeei - San Jose Hesper Palms (Brahea brandegeei - San Jose Hesper Palm)

Looking through the young San Jose Hesper palms and towards the Cabrillo Bridge in Balboa Park, San Diego, CA. Photo take May 25, 2011.

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that looks lovely delonix

23 Jun, 2011


Thanks! :>)

My neighbor has a very old tree which is about 80ft/25m tall.

Here's my neighbor's tree:

24 Jun, 2011


Blimey that's tall Lol, are they self maintainable or do they have to go up and maintain them?

24 Jun, 2011


Like these a lot. :o))

24 Jun, 2011



Yes, this palm is self-cleaning, however, it's best to have the old fronds cut off once every two years.

There's a place called Old Palm Canyon in Balboa Park where hundreds of these palms were planted by the late, great horticulturist, Kate Sessions (November 8, 1857 – March 24, 1940). The trees were planted in 1915. Now these palms pop up all over in that canyon.

Here's a pic of some of the palms at the top of Old Palm Canyon:

24 Jun, 2011



Thanks! I like the silvery-blue fronds! :>)

24 Jun, 2011


now that's just awesome delonix..

24 Jun, 2011



Thanks! Glad you like it! :>)

26 Jun, 2011


I like the shapes. :o)

27 Jun, 2011


Thanks! Unfortunately, it's not the best pic.

28 Jun, 2011

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