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PlantFiles: Mataranka Fan Palm
Livistona rigida

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Family: Arecaceae (ar-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Livistona (liv-iss-TOH-nuh) (Info)
Species: rigida (RIG-ih-duh) (Info)

Synonym:Livistona mariae subsp. rigida

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Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Palms

Height:
over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
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Bloom Time:
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Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
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Seed Collecting:
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1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive palmbob On Mar 16, 2009, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

was considered a form of Livistona mariae until early 2000 when given its own species. Seems to a be a wispier palm than mariae, but has similar maroon leaves as seedling.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Brandon, Florida



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