Palm - Walking Stick

Linospadix monostachya

Shows the bright red ripening fruit of the walking stick palm By A Lush Forest [All Rights ReservedUsed By Permission] (Photo Credits)

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This native miniature palm is found as an understorey throughout the subtropical rainforest's of Australia. Growth is very slow in it's initial stages but very worthwhile to nurture as it is very attractive as an indoor plant. Red fruits are edible, with a pleasant mild flavour and a slightly spicy aftertaste.

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Specifications of Palm - Walking Stick

Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 1-2m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Sometimes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? No (Full Size)

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 5+ Years

Sun or Shade Part (Sun:50-80%), Shade (Sun:0-50%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March, April, May

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Palm - Walking Stick Reviews & Tips

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★★★ 6y ago


A nice little palm growing in the back garden, VERY slowly. Doesn't like the sun. Not one bit. thinking it would be a good indoor plant.

Ahalyaa Arora
9y ago

Mount Tamborine, QLD, Australia, Australia

Walking Stick Palm

It is also an insect that looks like a stick insect.

★★★★★ 11y ago

Bardon, Qld, Australia

A great filler tree for the understorey. Palms bring a lovely tropical look but this one also has the added benefit of having edible seeds.

★★★★★ 11y ago

Brooklana, nsw

It's native to the area so they cost nothing as they self seed, and are free of disease etc perfectly adapted, so need little maintainence. They look great and the native birds are willing to share the friut, whereas they leave nothing on my exotic fr...

Clinton Brewer , Kombummeri To
11y ago

Nerang, QLD, Australia

Walking Stick Palm

"Numinbah"Place of the walking stick palm

★★★★ 12y ago

Bellbird Park, QLD, Australia

These are very slow growers but they are looking very good.I think overwatering followed by rain and 2 dogs running constantly thru the area they were planted played a major roll in their demise.

Julie Tyler
12y ago

Currumbin, QLD

Walking Stick Palm

The walking stick palm was used by my people "Aboriginal" for the man/boys to use the stem as a spear also striping the leaves and using the fine lining as string.

Ted Priest
13y ago

Traralgon, VIC, Australia

Walking Stick Palm

The reason this beautifull palm was named walking stick palm was because the canes where ussed to make walking sticks ofr returned soldiers after ww1 and 2 . this palm grows well in traralgon victoria as a understory palm in shade of other trees

13y ago

Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Walking Stick Palm

No it is edible, the fruit of the walking stick palm saved the lives of the survivors of the Stinson crash in Lamington.

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