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Washingtonia robusta Growing Guide

How to Grow Skyduster in your Garden

Skyduster

Extraordinary adaptation to saline soil of this palm. photograph by sergio niebla.


Quick Washingtonia robusta Growing and Care Guide

  • Scientific name: Washingtonia robusta
  • Common Name: Skyduster
  • Growing Zone (USA): 08 to 11
  • Life Cycle/Type: Indoor Plant, Tree

Plant Details

  • Plant Height (Inches): 600 to 900
  • Plant Spread (Inches): 120 to 180
  • Time of Bloom: Late spring through mid-summer
  • Color of Bloom: White
  • Leaf Foliage Detail: Green
  • Growth Form: Palm, Upright / erect

Ideal Growing Conditions

  • Best Light Conditions: Partially shady to full sunlight
  • Rate of Growth: Quick
  • Suitable Soil Types: Acidic, Alkaline, Clay, Loamy, Neutral, Sandy, Slightly alkaline, Well drained
  • Moisture: Moist

Caring Conditions

  • Level of Maintenance:
  • Propagation:
  • How to Prune:
  • Pests:
  • Diseases:

Further Information

  • Can Attact:
  • Tolerant of:
  • Best used in: Container Garden, Areas requiring pest toleranance, Specimen, Large Garden and Street Tree
  • Miscellaneous : Attractive foliage, North American native, Is not a native plant of N. America, Attractive flowers / blooms
  • Genus Detail: Washingtonia
  • Further Reading: Here and Here



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