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Xeriscape Demonstration Garden Information Sheet

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Washingtonia robusta-Mexican Fan Palm 

A large palm with very large, fan-shaped leaves. It has a tropical look, and grows rapidly. This variety is excellent for larger gardens and lining streets and avenues. It can reach 40-100' and survive temps as low as 20f. Flower stalks can be removed to present seed production. Native to central Baja California.

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