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California Fan Palm
Scientific Name: Washingtonia filifera (Linden ex André) H. Wendl.
Family: Arecaceae
California Fan Palm (Washingtonia  filifera) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 8,9,11-30
USDA: 9-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix to 18°F ( -8°C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: California and USA southwestern deserts

Growth Habits: Solitary palm tree to 60 feet tall (18m) with thick trunk

Watering Needs: Drought resistant, but grows fast with regular water

Propagation: Seeds

The Fan Palms are inexpensive due to the ease and speed with which they can be grown. They are relatively high maintenance, since the dead leaves need to be trimmed every year.
The species name "filifera" comes from the Latine for "thread bearing".

Blooming Habits:
Flower stalk from among the leaves, producing small round fruits, small round glossy red seeds.

Fruiting Habits:

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