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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 drudei

Common name: unknown
Native to: Australia
Mature height: 50'
Mature spread: 7'
Growth Habit: solitary
Leaf type: palmate
Livistona drudei

photo by: Jack Tomsky
Jack Tomsky Garden
Palo Alto

Description:

Has a smooth trunk that does not retain thatch. However the very end of the leaf base does not completely detach and leaves an interesting pattern on the trunk.


This species in the garden:
Growth rate: slow
Sunlight: gradual sun
Water: moderate
Cold Tolerance: 25 F
Seed or plant availability: rare




 
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