Livistona robinsoniana

Palm Tree Care and Names, How to grow palms

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Cold Hardiness: 

29, F.

Trunk type:

Slender clean green trunk.

Leaf type:

  Fan leaf.


Solitary (single trunk).


It is somewhat difficult to grow.  Likes moderate water.

Speed of growth:



50 feet (takes a long time)

Soil requirements:

Rich  (high in organics and nutrients) quick draining soil.

Sun Requirements:

Partial to full sun.

General Description:

This is a great fan palm.  It a beautiful green trunk with white rings.  It is one of the few Livistonas that have this quality.  We have found it to be a difficult grow in Southern California because of our cold weather.  

Other Notes:

There are other beautiful Livistonas that are much easier to grow.

Further Data:


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