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Syagrus:
Syagrus romanzoffiana
Syagrus sancona
Syagrus sp
Syagrus x Butia

Syagrus romanzoffiana

Common name: Queen Palm *
Native to: Brazil
Mature height: 65 ft
Mature spread: 20'
Growth Habit: solitary
Leaf type: plumose
Syagrus romanzoffiana

photo by: Dennis Valdez
Private Garden in Northern CA
Oakland

Description:

Second most common palm tree in California. Drought tolerant, but can grow about 2' per year in the warmest areas if kept moist and fertilized. Commercial plantings are becoming more common sights. Highly recommended for creating a filtered shade canopy for the rest of your garden.


Syagrus romanzoffiana

photo by: Dennis Valdez
Jim Denz Garden
Los Altos
Syagrus romanzoffiana

photo by: Dennis Valdez
Private Garden in Northern CA
Hercules
This species in the garden:
Growth rate: fast
Sunlight: full sun
Water: moderate
Cold Tolerance: 22 F
Seed or plant availability: common




 
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