Medium cordyline found in all major types of rainforest north of to the McPherson Range. An elegant plant with purple to black fruit, well suited to smaller gardens to create a lush, rainforest feeling. It can grow in sun or shade, and in shallow or deep soils. Though it thrives in moist conditions, it is very drought tolerant; so an established plant should require little supplemental watering. Its tolerance of low light and water also make it an attractive and low-maintenance pot plant for indoors or outdoors.
Ornamental, the very popular exotic Pygmy Date palm is the perfect miniature palm tree. The edible fruits are small - 1cm and resemble tiny, thin-fleshed dates. A slim trunk and a beautiful crown of feathery leaves. Suits the warm temperate, tropical or subtropical garden, Makes an excellent potted palm.
First discovered in 1978 in a tiny area with Melville National Park, this palm is now one of the most widely planted in the world. Famous for it bushy fronds and slightly bulbous base. Able to survive heat, salt winds and seasonally dry conditions. Slow growing.
Promising late variety with large elongated fruit. Brightly coloured skin coloured with purple and red. The flesh is smooth and almost fibreless. Very sweet and good quality. Produces well and is fairly consistent. Semi Dwarf growing to about 1/2 the size of a Bowen Mango
The black palm is endemic to the wet tropics of north Queensland. The edible flesh of the fruits are much sought after by cassowaries. Black palms will only thrive in situations that are humid and warm year round. They need rich soil and some shade when young.
Endemic to Lord Howe Island this is an elegant plant well suited to growing in pots as an indoor specimen as well as outdoors in gardens and parks as it is a fine specimen plant. Because it closely resemble the coconut palm but is more hardy it is often used in tropical plantings where a tougher specimen is required.
A gorgeous small palm is slow growing with a solitary trunk. Ideal for growing as an indoor plant or in pots and containers. Native to the lowland rainforests of the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu, it is a tropical palm that need to be grown in a warm, shady and protected position. It is not tolerant of cold or windy conditions.
This small, graceful palm is easy to grow and is ideal for pots and patios. It is a naturally clumping palm as it sends up suckers from the roots to form a small attractive group of palms. It makes a great potted house plants as it thrives in low light conditions and will prefer a shaded site outdoors. Native to Mexico and Central America. Warning - The fruits of the Bamboo Palm are very toxic and should not be consumed.