Roystonea regia 4
Roystonea regia 4

Roystonea regia       
(Cuban Royal Palm)
USDA Zone: 10A – 11
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Origin: Cuba
Type: Large Palm

Typical Height: 50’-75’
(15.0-22.0mts)
Typical Spread: 20'-25'
(6.0-7.6mts)

Growth: Medium
Drought Tolerance: High
Salt Tolerance: Moderate
Wind Tolerance: Medium
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Color: Yellow
Flowering Season: Spring
Feature Flower: Insignificant
Light Needs: High
Nutritional Needs: Medium
Human Hazards: None
Family: Arecacea / Palmae
Propagation: Seeds
Leaf Type: Pinnately compound
Texture: Medium
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G (3'-5'OA)
7G (5'-8'OA)
15G (8'-10'OA)
25G (10'-14'OA)
45G (14'-18'OA)
FG (10’-30’ GW)


Typical planting distance: 20'-25'
(6.0-7.6mts)

Common Uses: Median; Parks; Residence; Rows along streets; Driveways; Patio; Boulevards 
Category: Large Palm

Notes: Too large for most single family homes

+ In this Photo:
Roystonea regia       
(Cuban Royal Palm)
Trunk close up

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
April 2015
Key Biscayne
Florida USA

Sources:
Betrock’s
Reference Guide to
Florida Landscape Plants

Landscape Plants for South Florida
A manual for gardeners, landscapers and homeowners.

Betrock’s
Plant Finder

Internet Sources:
http://www.floridata.com/ref/r/roys_spp.cfm

http://www.palmpedia.net/wiki/Roystonea_regia

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2181/