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|Mexican Fan Palm, Washington Palm
Arecaceae (formerly Palmaceae)
Tall fan palm with bright green leaves; petioles have sharp spines; trunk is covered in an uneven shag which sometimes comes off.
Plant Form or Habit: upright curved
Plant Use: specimen floor plant
Flower Color: inconspicuous
Height: up to 100 feet
Foliage Texture: coarse
Heat Tolerance: high
Water Requirements: medium
Additional Comments: Keep slightly damp; remove brown fronds, do not overprune; great tub plant; very vigorous.