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Royal Palm

Royal Palm

Roystonea regia

  • Family: Arecaceae
  • Origin: Florida, Bahamas, Cuba, Mexico, Belize
  • Planted throughout the tropics and subtropics as an ornamental. It is ideal for landscaping streets, parks, and commercial properties, but becomes too large for typical residential landscapes.
  • Growth rate: Moderate
  • Height: 50 - 70 feet
  • Spread: 25’
  • Soil Requirements: Wide
  • Nutritional Requirements: Moderate
  • Salt Tolerance: Moderate
  • Drought Tolerance: High when established
  • Wind Tolerance: High
  • Cold Tolerance: 28° F
  • USDA hardiness zones: 10A - 11