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Roystonea regia/Royal Palm

Roystonea regia / Roystonea regia
A stately row of royal palms
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A stately row of royal palms

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Scientific Name: Roystonea regia
Common Name: Royal Palm
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White, Yellow
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Purple
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
Landscape Categories: Trees, Fruiting
Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: This palm can tolerate only light freezes. It is a major palm in South Florida where it is used extensively as a boulevard tree because of its stately, symmetrical form. Trunks are gray and straight. Palms are relatively easy to transplant in large sizes.