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Washingtonia robusta 3
Washingtonia robusta 3

Washingtonia robusta        
(Washington Palm)
USDA Zone: 8 – 11
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Origin: Mexico
Type: Large Palm

Typical Height: 75’-100’
(22.0 – 30.0mts)
Typical Spread: 10’-12’
(3.0 – 3.6mts)
Trunk Diameter: 12”-14”
(0.30 – 0.35mts)

Growth: Fast
Drought Tolerance: High
Salt Tolerance: Moderate
Wind Tolerance: High
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Color: White
Flowering Season: Spring
Feature Flower: Insignificant
Light Needs: High
Nutritional Needs: Medium
Human Hazards: Spiny
Family: Arecacea / Palmae
Propagation: Seeds
Leaf Type: Simple Palmately lobed
Texture: Very Coarse
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G (2’OA)
7G (2’-6’OA)
15G (6’-8’OA) 
25G (8’-10’OA) 
45G (10’-12’OA) 
65G (12’-14’OA) 
FG (12’-24’ OA)
(3.6 – 7.3mts)

Typical planting distance:
10'-12' O.C.
(3.0 – 3.6mts)

Common Uses: Median, Parks, Boulevards, Skyline tree, Silhouette, Tropical effect

Category: Large Palm

Notes: Grows rapidly (6ft per year)when young

+ In this Photo:
Washingtonia robusta        
(Washington Palm)
Booted trunk look close up

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
November 2014
San Juan
Puerto Rico

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