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Washingtonia robusta

For sale by Desert to Jungle

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An architectural palm growing to 3m after many years. Large broad fan shaped leaves that appear folded bright green in colour. Will tolerate mild frost only when young; hardier the bigger they get. Full sun and well drained soil.

Pot SizeTotal Price
2 litres

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Plant Finder: about Washingtonia robusta

Common names

Mexican fan palm, Thread palm, Palm


Washingtonia robusta (Mexican fan palm). This is a tall species which will grow about 24m with a crown of 3m across. The leaves are a shiny bright green, and the fruits are tiny, dark brown berries.


They grow well in a warm to hot climates with full sun and well-drained soil with an open position.

Interest and use

Grown for their stately appearance.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Washingtonia robusta | Taunton, Somerset, TA3 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterSemi-moist

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