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Livistona:
Livistona australis
Livistona chinensis
Livistona chinensis var. subglobossa
Livistona decipiens
Livistona drudei
Livistona fulva
Livistona muelleri
Livistona nitida
Livistona saribus
Livistona sp
Livistona speciosa

Livistona decipiens

Common name: Ribbon Fan Palm *
Native to: Australia
Mature height: 60'
Mature spread: 7'
Growth Habit: solitary
Leaf type: palmate
Livistona decipiens

photo by: Dennis Valdez
Lakeside Palmetum
Oakland

Description:

Big fans with drooping tips and does best in filtered light until adult. Sometimes known to have a suckering growth habit. Will grow very well in shady conditions when young.


Livistona decipiens

photo by: Dennis Valdez
Palm Patch Nursery
Los Altos
Livistona decipiens

photo by: Hugh Danaher
Private Garden in Northern CA
Fremont
This species in the garden:
Growth rate: rapid
Sunlight: full sun
Water: moderate
Cold Tolerance: 20 F
Seed or plant availability: common




 
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