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Washingtonia filifera

Classification

Order: Apiales
   Family: Apiaceae
            Genus: Washingtonia
                        Specie: Washingtonia filifera

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 50 ft (15 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Fat gray trunk clothed in old leaves; gray-green leaves; creamy white flowers; black fruit

Uses: Dry gardens Parks Avenues Tubs

Zones: 9?11

Description: Native to southwestern USA and northwestern Mexico, this stout fan palm grows to 50 ft (15 m) high, with a fat, heavy, gray trunk clothed in old leaves?this accounts for the common name petticoat palm. Another common name, cotton palm, refers to the threa

Growth Habit: Single trunk with crown of leaves

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