Washingtonia robusta (Mexican Fan Palm)

ORIGIN: Mexico

ZONE:  9+ and possibly 8B

SUNLIGHT: Full sun

DROUGHT TOLERANCE: Tolerant  

TYPICAL HEIGHT: 75 feet, but up to 100 feet

GROWTH RATE: Fast

DESCRIPTION:  A popular towering fan palm that dominates the skyline and roadsides of southern California.  Fast and easy to grow in both Florida and California.  Be careful for some sharp hooked spines on the leaf petioles. 

Washingtonia robusta seedling
Mature Washingtonia robusta