Alexandra Palm

Archontophoenix alexandrae - botanical name

Archontophoenix alexandrae

Single stemmed palm (13m x 4m) from Qld. Pinnately divided fronds with silvery grey underside. Fronds fall with age leaving a smooth clean trunk. Cream flowers and bright red fruits. Useful planted in clumps for a tropical effect. Prefers a protected partly shaded position and fertile soil. Frost and drought sensitive.

  • Plant type
  • Sun/Shade tolerance
    Part Shade, Shade
  • Frost tolerance
    Frost sensitive
  • Soil type(s)
    Sand, Loam
  • Water rating
  • Plant origin
    Non indigenous (Qld)
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