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Washingtonia robusta

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 80 ft (24 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Slender trunk; bright green leaves; apricot-pink flowers; dark brown fruit

Uses: Dry gardens Sheltered seaside gardens Parks Avenues Tubs

Zones: 9?11

Description: This species from northwestern Mexico and California differs from Washingtonia filifera in having a slender, taller, tapering trunk to about 80 ft (24 m). Its mature fan-shaped leaves are a brighter green and supported by reddish brown spiny leaf s

Growth Habit: Single trunk with crown of leaves

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