NZ Palms, Cycads and Subtropical Plants

Description

Tough, fast growing and ideal as both a street planting and garden plant the Mexican 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.

Washingtonia robusta

Mexican Cotton Palm

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

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