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PlantFiles Pictures: Mexican Fan Palm (Washingtonia robusta)

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Kelli
L.A. (Canoga Park), CA
(Zone 10a)

March 7, 2003
9:48 PM

Post #485341

Mexican Fan Palm, Skyduster
Washingtonia robusta


The tall, skinny palms in this picture are Mexican fan palms.

http://davesgarden.com/pf/go/51656/

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Ulrich
Manhattan Beach, CA
(Zone 11)

March 8, 2003
6:18 AM

Post #485650

LA Arboretum, Arcadia?

Kell

Kell
Northern California, CA
(Zone 9b)


March 8, 2003
8:27 AM

Post #485683

What a beautiful spot! Where is it?
thanks
Kelli
L.A. (Canoga Park), CA
(Zone 10a)

March 9, 2003
7:22 PM

Post #486646

Yes, it is the Los Angeles Arboretum in Arcadia.
Ulrich
Manhattan Beach, CA
(Zone 11)

March 11, 2003
2:44 AM

Post #487721

They filmed parts of 'Paradise Island' and many movies there.

palmbob

palmbob
Acton, CA
(Zone 8b)


October 21, 2003
2:10 AM

Post #687026

There is a palm just out of the range of this photo that recumbant for 15-20 feet, and then it curves up into the air. Most of the length along the ground this tree is hollow- yet it still lives and looks great. Palms are amazing.

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