Syagrus romanzoffiana

Botanical Name: Syagrus romanzoffiana

Phonetic: sy-AYE-Grus row-man-ZOFF-ee-ah-nuh

Common Name(s): Queen Palm

Family: Arecaceae
Origin: South America
Plant Type: Palm
Persistence: Evergreeb

Leaf Type: Pinnate
Number of Leaflets: Numerous
Leaf Color: Green
Fall Color: –
Texture: Fine
Density: Open
Bloom Season: 
Flower Color(s): 

Exposure: Full sun
USDA: 9-11
Climate Zone(s): 12,13,15-17,19-24
Growth Rate: Fast (24 inches per year)             
Height: 30-50 Feet
Spread: 20-30 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Pest/Diseases: Scale, spider mites, butt rot, oak root rot, root rot
Soil: Enriched sandy soil, well-drained, acidic soil

Features: Bright orange fruit, can make a mess, can become a weed
Uses: Specimen, buffer strip, street tree

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