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  California Washingtonia (California Fan Palm)  
Common Name: California Washingtonia (California Fan Palm)
Latin Name: Washingtonia filifera
Tree Size: Large
Leaf Type: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Slow
Water Needs: Dry
Tolerances: Salty soil or sea-spray, drought, alkaline soils (pH > 7.5)
Features: Relatively cold-tolerant
Comments: Commonly available palm from California or Florida nurseries.
Problems: Not tolerant of wet sites.
Firewise: No
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