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’
(6.0-9.0mts)
Typical Spread: 15’-20’
(4.5-6.0mts)

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)
(3.0–5.5mts)

Typical planting distance:
12’–15’ O.C.
(3.6-4.6mts)


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
Miami
Florida USA

Sources:
Betrock’s
Reference Guide to
Florida Landscape Plants

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

The Landscape Manual
Prepared by the Miami-Dade County
Department of Planning and Zoning

Betrock’s
Plant Finder

Internet Sources:
http://www.palmantics.com/palms/description_ravenala_madagascariensis/

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2068/

http://www.floridata.com/ref/r/rave_mad.cfm