SelecTree: Tree Detail
RIBBON FAN PALM
Photo Locations: Haiku Palms - HI and Huntington Botanical Gardens - San Marino, CA
Leaves are bluish-green beneath. Has spiny leaf stems.
Native to Northeastern Australia.
Additional Common Names
RIBBON FAN PALM, WEEPING CABBAGE PALM
Erect with a Low Canopy.
Fan Palm Shape.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 30 - 40 feet.
Width: 15 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.
Longevity 50 to 150 years.
Leaves Palmate, Medium Green, No Change, Evergreen.
. Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).
Bark Dark Gray or Light Gray.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 9, 13 - 17 and 19 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 9 - 11.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Moist to Dry Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Slightly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.
Pests & Disease Information
Resistant to Texas Root Rot.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Strong.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
None Known Health Hazard.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Livistona decipiens Tree Record." 1995-2020. Jun 5, 2020.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/livistona-decipiens >