queen palm (Syagrus romanzoffiana)

Native: Southern Brazil and Northern Argentina

Tree Characteristics

  • Shape: Feather Palm
  • Foliage: Evergreen, Frond, Green, No Change
  • Height: 50 feet
  • Width: 20 - 30 feet
  • Flowers: Showy. White. Flowers in Fall, Winter, Spring or Summer
  • Fruit: Persistent, Orange Husk, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Fall, Winter, Spring or Summer
  • Bark: Gray or Light Green, Smooth
  • Shading Capacity: Low to Moderately Low in Leaf
  • Litter Issue: Wet Fruit and Leaves

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

  • Zones: Sunset 12, 13, 15 - 17 and 19 – 24, H1, H2; USDA Hardiness 10 - 11
  • Exposure: Full Sun

Pests & Disease Information

  • Resistant: Texas Root Rot
  • Susceptible: Scales and Spider Mites, Butt Rot, Oak Root Rot and Root Rot

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

  • Attracts: Birds

Source:

SelecTree. "Syagrus romanzoffiana Tree Record." 1995-2018. Mar 19, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/syagrus-romanzoffiana >

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