Mexican Fan PalmScientific Name: Washingtonia robusta H. Wendl.
Synonym: Washingtonia gracilis, Washingtonia sonorae
Size: To 100 feet tall (30 m).
Min. Temperature: 23°F (-5°C)
Water Requirements: Regular water
Sun Requirements: Full sun
Origin: North Mexico
Germination: So easy that young seedlings can become weeds. Seeds are usable for a very long time.
Trunk: If not removed, old leaves form a skirt that might go down to the ground,
The thin trunk is the most obvious difference with W. filifera.
Flower: Flower stalk coming from among the leaf bases, longer than the leaves..
Seed: glossy reddish brown.
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