Mexican Cotton fan palm (Washingtonia robusta)


– Full sun
– Height to 7m
– Moderate water

This tall growing palm is native to Mexico. It will reach 7m in height in Melbourne’s conditions. This palm has large fan like fronds with remnant threads of foliage that appear like ‘cotton’ hanging from between frond segments. It is a very tough plant which is drought and frost tolerant.


200mm pot – $29
300mm pot – $75
400mm – Pot – $199
45litre Bag – $299
75 Litre Bag – $399
100 Litre Bag – $999
150 Litre Bag – $1499

Light Requirements  






Soil Type 

Prefers moist fertile soil. Can adapt to most soil types. Good drainage

Fertilizing requirements 

The beginning of every season. Container plants can be fertilised less often with a slow release formula like Osmocote. Seasol monthly.

Victorian Growth rate 

Moderate/ fast

Max and Minimum Temperature tolerance

Cold and heat tolerant. Specimens can take frost down to -7

We offer a range of delivery options to suit your location

These include:

True Green Nursery Delivery Van Covering Metropolitan Melbourne, Mornington and Bellarine Peninsulas.

Local and Interstate freight companies.

Please provide us with your delivery address when submitting a quote and one of the True Green Team will contact you to provide a delivery price prior to confirming your order 

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