Queen palm



Syagrus romanzoffiana








Form: Tree
Seasonality: Evergreen
Size: 50ft, frond spread 12-15ft
Leaves: Feather type fronds, loose, soft, tropical look; held in dense green cluster
Flowers: Broom or bush-like cluster of white flowers emerging from center of fronds (midsummer)
Fruit: Olive-sized (1in diameter) round orange fleshy fruit with coconut-like hard pit
Stems/Trunks: Attractive smooth trunk, tall and slender
Range/Origin: Brazil
Hardiness: Sunset Zones; 12,13,15-17,19-24, H1,H2

Comments: Low litter, thorns on leaf stalks



  • Exposure: Full sun, takes reflected heat;
  • Water: Moderate
  • Soil: Most soils, well drained
  • Propagation: Seed, off shoots
  • Maintenance: Low; removal of damaged fronds


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