A hardy, fast-growing native palm that's happy as a potted ornamental or as a feature plant in the garden. It has a graceful solitary appearance – largely because of its single truck and can fit in narrow spaces. It also works well if grown in close groupings or clusters for a lazy relaxed aspect.
|Growth Width — 4.5m|
|Growth Height — 24m|
|Size — 200mm|
|Light Requirements — Full sun, Indirect sunlight, Morning Sun, Part Shade, Shade|
|Soil Requirements — Sandy soil, Special potting mix, Well drained soil|
If you find your Alexander palm is look unhealthy after planting, bear in mind it can take up to a year for an Alexander palm to establish itself and start looking healthy again. In that time don't give up on it - just keep it well watered and give it regular feeds of Seasol. It will soon bounce back.
Likes to be kept moist especially while it's establishing. Once it's full-grown keep it dry in winter and moist in summer.
A self-cleaning plant.