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Palms and Cycads: Could this be a Roystonea oleracea?

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lroot
Hollywood, CA
(Zone 9b)

January 13, 2013
5:34 PM

Post #9384027

I recently found this huge palm at the local Home Depot and it was labeled as Roystonea oleracea on both the pot and a tag on the branch. I found it hard to believe but bought it anyway since it was fairly cheap and a great looking palm regardless. The entire plant stands about 8 ft high to leaf tip. If not a Roystonea what is it?

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palmbob

palmbob
Acton, CA
(Zone 8b)


January 26, 2013
9:55 PM

Post #9398758

looks like several king palms to me
lroot
Hollywood, CA
(Zone 9b)

January 28, 2013
5:25 PM

Post #9400613

Thanks Palmbob, I thought maybe but I have several King Palms and it doesn't quite look the same, but I don't know what an immature Roystonea oleracea looks like either.

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