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

Frost Tolerance: 20F to 24F (-6C to -5C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Southern China

Growth Habits: Solitary, slow growing to 25 feet tall (7.5 m) 6 to 10 feet in diameter (2-3 m); brown trunk, turning gray when aging, 12 inches in diameter (30 cm); palmate, bright green leaves, faintly costapalmate, 3 to 6 feet (2 to 3.5 m) slightly spiny toward the base

Watering Needs: Regular water

Propagation: Seeds, easy to germinate

Blooming Habits:
Flower stalk coming from among the leaf bases, 6 feet long (1.8 m).

Fruiting Habits:
Oval dark green fruit, 0.5 to 1 inch long (1.2-2.5 cm). Oval pale brown seeds, 0.75 inch (2 cm).

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