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Description

Tough, fast growing and ideal as both a street planting and garden plant the Cotton Palm is deservedly popular the world over.

 

Origin

Desert and semi-arid areas in north-western Mexico.

 

Form and size

Solitary palm to 25m.

 

Preferred habitat

Outdoors in full sun.  Grows well in most coastal and temperate areas of the North Island.

Growth rate

  Fast

Outdoors

  Yes

Indoors

  No

Wind

  Good tolerance

Sea winds

  Good tolerance

Sun

  Excellent tolerance

Dryness

  Very good tolerance

Frost

  To -4°C

Washingtonia robusta

Cotton Palm

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