Livistonia chinensis has a single straight grey-brown trunk ringed with old leaf scars. It is slightly swollen at the base, about 17-18 inches in diameter.
Trunk is topped with an evergreen dense crown of palmate, or fan shaped, leaves that droop downward creating fountain- like effect. Large, partially segmented leaves can grow up to 5ft long and 5ft wide, and range from bluish green to glossy olive green in color.
Cold Tolerance: USDA Zones 8a - 11
Drought Tolerance: High
Salt Tolerance: Med
Light Requirements: Partial shade or full sun
Wind Tolerance: Med to High
Moisture Tolerance: Prefers moist but well drained Nutritional Req: Moderate
Applications: Anywhere you need tropical