Mexican Fan Palm

Washingtonia robusta

SKU 3614

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AED 525

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1.5m - 2.0m

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Plant Care

Watering

Pour 2 cups or 500ml every day only when the the soil begins to dry out. Do not over-water as it leads to root-rot. Water in early morning or late evening when temperatures are cooler and direct sun will not cook off the moisture before it can seep down to the roots.

Light

Direct or indirect sunlight 6 to 8 hours

Temperature

upto 40°C. Suitable for GCC's climate

Fertilizer

NPK Fertilizer Tabs or Baby Bio Plant Food or Fast Green Fertilizer

Repotting

Re-pot into a bigger pot as the plant grows. Once a year

Plant Bio

Genus

Washingtonia are large evergreen palms with stout solitary trunks bearing long-stalked, rounded leaves palmately divided into linear segments, and large, arching panicles of flowers, followed by small, berry-like black fruits

Details

W. robusta is a tall, fast-growing, evergreen palm with a slender trunk that swells considerably at the base on mature specimens. Large fan-shaped leaves with leaflets up to 1.5m long are borne on spine-edged petioles to 1m long. Long sprays of small white flowers are borne on hanging, branched stems to 3m long and followed by dark brown fruits

Plant range

Mexico

Cultivation

Grow under glass in loam-based compost with added leaf mould and sharp sand, in full light. Water moderately, provide moderate humidity when in growth and apply a liquid fertiliser monthly during the summer. Water sparingly in winter .

How to care

PruningNeeds no regular pruning, but dead leaves may be removed by cutting close to the leaf base leaving stubs to create a neat pattern

Diseases

Generally disease free

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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