Alexander Palm
Archontophoenix Alexandrae - Alexander Palm
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Item code:
081770P

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
Frost Sensitive
Light Requirements — Full sun, Indirect sunlight, Morning Sun, Part Shade, Shade
Soil Requirements — Sandy soil, Special potting mix, Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

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.

Watering needs

Likes to be kept moist especially while it's establishing. Once it's full-grown keep it dry in winter and moist in summer.

Pruning Advice

A self-cleaning plant.