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Mexican Fan Palm, Washington Palm
Washingtonia robusta

Arecaceae (formerly Palmaceae)

Tall fan palm with bright green leaves; petioles have sharp spines; trunk is covered in an uneven shag which sometimes comes off.

Plant Form or Habit: upright curved

Plant Use: specimen floor plant

Exposure: high

Flower Color: inconspicuous

Blooming Period:

Height: up to 100 feet

Width: variable

Foliage Texture: coarse

Heat Tolerance: high

Water Requirements: medium

Additional Comments: Keep slightly damp; remove brown fronds, do not overprune; great tub plant; very vigorous.


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