Washingtonia robusta

Botanical Name: Washingtonia robusta

Phonetic: Wash-ING-toe-nee-uh Roe-BUSS-Tuh

Common Name(s): Mexican Fan Palm

Family: Aecaceae
Origin: South-western North America, South California, south-west Arizona, north-west Mexico
Plant Type: Palm
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Palmate
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Deep green
Fall Color: –
Texture: Coarse
Density: Dense and compact
Bloom Season: Spring
Flower Color(s): White, yellow

Exposure:Full sun
USDA: 9-11
Climate Zone(s): 
Growth Rate: Medium              
Height: Up to 100 Feet
Spread: 39 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Soil: Alkaline or saline, any soil

Features: Upright palm, drought tolerant, California native, petioles are brown and thorny, bright tawny-colored patch, pendulous leaflets, slender shaped trunk
Uses: Formal groupings, natural areas, large open areas, street, avenue, parkland planting, pots, decks, patios, indoor areas

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