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Australian Fan Palm
Scientific Name: Livistona australis (R. Br.) Mart.
Family: Arecaceae
Australian Fan Palm (Livistona  australis)
Livistona australis at the Huntington's
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 13-17,19-27
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: 22F (-5C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Eastern Australia

Growth Habits: Solitary, grows slowly up to 40 feet (12 m) 8 feet in diameter (2.5 m); clean gray trunk, 12 inches in diameter (30 cm); palmate leaves, 3 to 5 feet long with very sharp teeth.

Watering Needs: Regular water

Propagation: Seeds, rapid germination, seedlings grow relatively fast

Australian Fan Palm (Livistona  australis)

Blooming Habits:
Flower stalk coming from among the leaves.

Fruiting Habits:
Round fruit, brownish red when ripe. 0.75 inch long (2 cm). Round seed: 0.5 inch long (12 mm).

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