Livistona decipiens

Ribbon Palm

HARDINESS: Zones 9-11
MATURE HEIGHT AND SPREAD: 20-30' tall with a 15' spread
LANDSCAPE USE: Specimen plant
CHARACTERISTICS: This widely adaptable palm with a solitary trunk and gray-green foliage is drought and salt tolerant and grows well in many soil types. This is not just another fan palm, but has its own unique look. Initial growth is very fast, but slows when it reaches maturity at about 20'. Makes a better shade tree than other palms and has no major disease problems.



Photo: Stephen G. Pategas

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