Ravenala madagascariensis 2
Ravenala madagascariensis 2

Ravenala madagascariensis
(Traveler’s Palm)
USDA Zone: 10A - 11
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Origin: Madagascar
Type: Evergreen shrubs

Typical Height: 20’-30’
Typical Spread: 15’-20’

Growth: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Salt Tolerance: Low
Wind Tolerance: High
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Color: White
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower Feature: Showy
Light Needs: Medium-High
Nutritional Needs: Medium
Human Hazards: None
Family: Strelitziaceae
Propagation: Suckers, Seeds
Leaf Type: Simple
Texture: Very coarse
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G (3’-5’OA)
7G (5’-6’OA)
15G (6’-8’OA)
25G (8’-10’OA)
FG (10’-18’OA)

Typical planting distance:
12’–15’ O.C.

Common Uses: Large Shrubs; Residence; Park
Category: Large Shrubs

Notes: The traveler's palm (not a true palm)

+ In this Photo:
Ravenala madagascariensis
(Traveler’s Palm)
21' OA Height
6' CT, 19' Canopy
8" DBH

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
April 2014
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