WASHINGTONIA ROBUSTA. These palms are exceptional quality.The Washingtonia Robusta is a stylish and elegant palm. A tall palm tree with a slim trunk which becomes wider towards the bottom. It is a fast growing variety which doesn,t take long to establish itself and looks fantastic even when young.
Large, bright green, tropical looking fan-shaped leaves, it's a stunning addition to any garden at a relatively cheap cost.
Trunk hardy down to -5 degrees it prefers a sheltered spot. As the plant matures it will become hardier, but younger plants will require protection in severe winters.
Latin Name: Washingtonia Robusta.
Common Name: Mexican Fan Palm, Skyduster, Mexican Cotton Palm.
Native to: North western Mexico.
Hardiness: -5 or lower. Larger sizes are hardier. Will require protection in severe winters
Growth: Tall, fast growing variety. Fan leaves with threaded margins.
Soil: requires good drainage.
Moisture: water well during growing season.