Saturday, December 12, 2009

Washingtonia Robusta (Mexican Fan Palm)

washingtonia robusta
height: 9 m (27 ft)

Washingtonia robusta

Washingtonia robusta

Common name: Mexican Fan Palm.
Family : Arecaceae
Genus : Washingtonia

This palm is native to northwestern Mexico and Southern California. It is a hardy palm which can survive on poor soils. Washingtonia Robusta grows up to 25 - 30 m tall.