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PlantFiles: Wooly Fan Palm, Cape River Fan Palm
Livistona lanuginosa

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Family: Arecaceae (ar-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Livistona (liv-iss-TOH-nuh) (Info)
Species: lanuginosa (lan-oo-gih-NO-suh) (Info)

Synonym:Livistona Cape River

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Category:
Trees
Palms

Height:
30-40 ft. (9-12 m)
over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 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:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
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Bloom Time:
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Foliage:
Grown for 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:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive palmbob On Apr 2, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

One of the faster growing fan palms for Southern California- not a common one in cultivation (yet), though. Has upright habit, somewhat narrow, grey-green fan leaves that droop only near the tips. Australian native.

Regional...

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

Schertz, Texas



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