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Close up of early Mexican Fan Palm Fruit, small round green berries that are not ripe yet growing under short green palm fronds
Two Mexican Fan Palms planted in a landscape, long green palm fronds growing from unique reddish-brown trunks
Close up of early Mexican Fan Palm Fruit, small round green berries that are not ripe yet growing under short green palm fronds
Two Mexican Fan Palms planted in a landscape, long green palm fronds growing from unique reddish-brown trunks



  • Upright and tall palms with bright green leaves
  • Produces fruit that can be eaten fresh or turned into wine or syrup 
  • Offering resistance to most pests and diseases 
  • Attracts pollinators of all kinds
  • Incredibly fast growth rate
  • Hand Selected, Fresh from the Grower
  • Ships on our trucks because of the size of the tree - does not fit in a box

Growth Facts

  • Hardiness Zone: 9-11
  • Mature Height: 70-100' tall
  • Mature Width: 10-15' wide
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Spacing: 10-15' apart

Mexican Fan Palm

Bower & Branch Trees and Plants

Washingtonia robusta

Regular price $495.00
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Why plant Mexican Fan Palm?

The dog days could never be over when sporting the Mexican Fan Palm! Luscious and glossy bright green foliage explodes from the round shaped crown perched atop a columnar trunk. The fronds of this tree can reach anywhere from 3-5' displaying a glorious fan-shaped canopy. With the capability of reaching heights of up to 100' tall, the Mexican Palm is also known for its fast growth rate at a whooping 3' a year. Known as the Washington Palm or the Skyduster, in late spring this tree produces small cream colored flower clusters draped on branches, hanging 8 - 10' from the crown. These flowers do a wonderful job attracting all sorts of pollinators like Honey Bees.

How to use Mexican Fan Palm in the landscape?

Growing three feet a year, the Mexican Fan Palm also produces flowers and fruits. Known for wearing a "hula skirt", where the old foliage falls, draping down creating the skirt like appearance. It is best when planting to keep your fan palm at least 8' from any power line or buildings due to their complex root structure.

Why Bower & Branch?

At Bower & Branch, it’s our job to know and grow trees… especially big trees.

- Trusted, Experienced Growers

- Trusted, Knowledgeable Expertise

- Trusted Brand of Quality Trees Across the United States

We do the hard part. Our trees and plants are grown and cared for by only the best, local growers for years before they find their forever home in your landscape. Bower & Branch is known for having hard-to-find, substantial sizes and selection. The quality of our trees and plants are consistent in health and vigor—always ready for immediate impact in your garden and instant curb appeal. We never rush our trees to reach a 'grade size.’ Our trees are grown for quality height, vigor, health and age.

We believe in empowering homeowners with the truth about strong, healthy and structurally sound plants that are grown to perform in the ground after they leave the nursery for home delivery, always fresh inventory from the grower.

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How To Plant Mexican Fan Palm

The Mexican Fan Palm thrives best grown in full sun with a well draining soil. This tree is tolerant to wind and drought, as well as salt.

How To Water

When watering your new Mexican Fan Palm, we do recommend maintaining a watering schedule. For the first three months after planting, you should keep this tree damp to promote growth. Once established, water sparingly and during hot, dry periods.

How To Fertilize

Incorporate Elements Starter Plant Food granular form into the soil when planting. If planting in spring or summer, start fertilizing late fall using Elements Starter Plant food granular form on an annual basis each fall. Continue this for the first three years to get your plant well established.

How To Prune

Remove any dead, damaged, brown or yellowing leaves. If not easily removable by hand, leave them be.

Planting Zones

Hardiness Zone: 9-11

How Does Shipping Work?

Bower & Branch Trees, the real BIG trees, don’t fit in a box! Our large trees require expert delivery and care, that means our large trees are shipped on Bower & Branch trucks. We are the only ones who know how to ship our big and bigger trees and plants with tender loving care.

We deliver your trees and plants directly to your driveway or curbside! Ask Bower & Branch about planting services and rates – we'd be happy to assist in installation.

*Big trees and shrubs, Size XL (A) and bigger, will take approximately 2 to 4 weeks to be delivered. - Sizes Large (AA) and smaller (Treelings, Shrubs, Bushes, and Perennials) will be shipped directly to your home by a local common carrier in a plant-safe box.

How Does Sizing Work?

The size of our trees have nothing to do with the container size like you may find elsewhere–big doesn't mean just height - it’s also vigor, age, and overall health.. Other online retailers are going to tell you that a plant is a seven gallon, that means nothing to your tree or plant (or you.)

Our trees for sale online are graded on large, x-large, and even bigger sizes. This is because our trees are sized by their age—the higher the letter, the more mature the tree. The age determines the trees’ overall height, size of the trunk and the overall branch density.

All of these characteristics are what you should be looking for when choosing a tree for immediate impact and instant curb appeal. Our extra-large tree and plant sizes are sure to wow you and your neighbors!

See the size guides below.

How Trees are Shipped
Size 4XL D Trees Size 3XL C Trees Size 2XL B Trees Size XL A Trees Size LARGE AA Trees

Our Guarantees


Bower & Branch guarantees customer satisfaction within all product groups and sizes. If for any reason you are not satisfied with the product or experience, you have 90 days from the original date of purchase to request a replacement of the purchased product(s).


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- Phone: 866-873-3888

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Bower & Branch offers a Three-Year Tree Guarantee on all of our trees, sizes X-Large (A) and up. Only the finest and the most experienced growers are awarded the opportunity to grow for Bower & Branch, so we offer the best guarantee available.

If your tree(s) should fail for any reason during the three-year guarantee period, you will receive an online gift card in the amount that you originally spent on the tree.* You can then use this online gift card for any Bower & Branch Purchase.

* Bower & Branch provides online gift cards in the amount of the original purchase price of the tree(s). The amount does not include any additional costs such as delivery, planting, tax, or any other products or services. Online gift cards can be applied towards any Bower & Branch purchase on and have no expiration dates. Bower & Branch does not guarantee tree replacement or availability of any desired product at any time. Cash refunds are not offered. Bower & Branch requires that all original tags and receipts are present when a guarantee request is initiated. The Bower & Branch Three-Year Guarantee only applies to plant material that has been planted in the ground. Container plantings are NOT covered.

At Bower & Branch, we do our best to honor all guarantee fulfillment requests to ensure customer satisfaction. However, we reserve the right to refuse the request if the required guarantee steps were not satisfied. Bower & Branch also reserves the right to deny any guarantee fulfillment request that is made as a result of animal damage, problems with plant hardiness and zone issues, or acts of nature (snow storms, hurricanes, and similar).

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