Size: Up to 45 feet (15 m) up to 12 feet in diameter (3.6 m)
Min. Temperature: 18°F (-8°C)
Water Requirements: Little water
Sun Requirements: Full sun
Origin: Guadalupe Island, Mexico
Germination: Erratic, easier than B. armata. 2 to 4 months.
40 to 50 stiff leaves, light green on both sides, divided in 70-80 segments. Old leaves fall and don't form a petticoat.,
3-6 foot long.
unarmed or slightly armed , wooly wax cover..
Trunk: naked, many irregular rings, self cleaning,
16 inches (40 cm).
Flower: Yellow, bisexual..
Flower stalk coming from among the leaves, inflorescences shorter than leaves (4-5 feet, 1.2 to 1.5 m).
up to 3.5cm in diameter, edible pulp similar in taste to dates.