Syagrus romanzoffiana: Queen Palm
Queen palm, Syagrus romanzoffiana.
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Broschat, Timothy K. 2013. “Syagrus Romanzoffiana: Queen Palm: ENH-767/ST609, Rev. 10/2013”. EDIS 2013 (10). Gainesville, FL.


The queen palm is a popular feather-leaved palm with graceful arching leaves. It is one of the hardiest of the tropical-looking palms, being suitable for planting in USDA plant hardiness zone 9B (>25°F). Queen palms are considered to be moderately tolerant of salt spray. This 5-page fact sheet was written by Timothy K. Broschat, and published by the UF Department of Environmental Horticulture, October 2013.
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