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PlantFiles: Livistona
Livistona merrillii

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Family: Arecaceae (ar-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Livistona (liv-iss-TOH-nuh) (Info)
Species: merrillii (mer-IL-ee-eye) (Info)

Category:
Trees
Palms

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

Spacing:
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Hardiness:
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:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Grown for foliage

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

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
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive palmbob On Aug 7, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

relatively hardy but slower growing Livistona from the Philippines.. looks a lot like Livistona australis, at least while a seedling. Haven't seen too many adults. Turning out to do well here in Southern California despite its very tropical origin.

Regional...

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

Thousand Oaks, California



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