Sensitive to spider mite. Strong wind damages the leaves.
Queen PalmScientific Name: Syagrus romanzoffiana (Cham.) Glassman
Synonym: Arecastrum romanzoffianum, Cocos plumosa
Size: Up to 50 feet (15 m) 15 to 25 feet in diameter (4.5 to 7 m)
Min. Temperature: 23°F (-5°C)
Water Requirements: Regular water
Sun Requirements: Full sun
Origin: Southeast Brazil to Argentina
7 to 15 plumose leaves with 150 to 200 leaflets.,
10 to 15 feet long (3 to 4.5 m).
Trunk: No crownshaft,
Flower: Flower stalk coming from among the leaves.
Fruit: Yellow orange when ripe.
Up to 1 inch long.
Seed: 0.75 inch long (2 cm).
ovoid, covered with fibers.
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