Palm Trees

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This is an example of the Kentia Palm Gorge which has graceful feathered fronds and a green trunk from Lorde Howe Island. This photo was taken a Roma street parklands in Brisbane QLD Australia

Palms are all time favourites for landscaping, they are attractive, versatile and will give any garden a tropical look.

Palm - Alexander

$4.90

A tall slender palm with a distinctive swollen base. The white underside of the fronds separates it from the similar A. cunninghamii. Needs protection from both frost and full sun.

Palm - Acai

$19.75 ($19.75-$24.75 choose a size)

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

Palm - Bamboo

$12.90 ($4.90-$12.90 choose a size)

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.

Palm - Bangalow

$14.90 ($4.90-$79.00 choose a size)

Tall graceful, fast growing palm which can stand boggy ground, full shade or some exposure. Frost tender when young. Mature specimens display large clusters of bird-attractive red fruits.

Palm - Black

$12.90 ($12.90-$14.75 choose a size)

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.

Palm - Cabbage

$12.90 ($2.95-$12.90 choose a size)

Tall palm with a large crown of fan-shaped fronds. Massed cream flowers are followed by black fruits. Hardy in full sun and various soils, but needs plenty of water. Attractive indoor plant, although prickly.

Palm - Foxtail

$21.90 ($21.90-$24.75 choose a size)

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.

Palm - Jelly or Wine Palm

$23.90 ($14.90-$23.90 choose a size)

The Butia or Jelly palm yields a host of edible and useful products. They have large stalks of golden fruit in clusters. The fruit is green before it ripens, then turns golden, sometimes having a reddish tinge when ready to eat. Soft, tasty flesh surrounds a hard seed that looks like a miniature coconut. Simply peel the flesh away and eat it, prepare a soft puree, or use Butia Palm fruit in jelly. The taste is delicious and starts out like apple and transforms into tropical like flavours similar to an apricot/banana mix. Although delicious when eaten fresh they are most often preserved due to their stringy fibrous flesh. Jelly palm fruits are picked as they ripen. If whole bunches are harvested, they tend to ripen all at once. They keep well under refrigeration for around a week. This South American palm is native to Brazil and is the hardiest feather-leafed palm in cultivation. The palm has beautiful blue-green leaves that are strongly curved making it instantly recognisable. It is an essential palm for the exotic garden and is also a wonderful indoor plant providing light is adequate. For best results fertilize the Palm in the spring, and in mid summer. The spent leaves should be cut to improve its appearance. A long living palm (over 20 years) it enjoys full sun or part shade and thrives in a sandy loam soil. Adequate moisture will greatly improve yields.

Palm - Kentia

$19.75

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.

Palm - Ornamental Dwarf Date

$3.90 ($3.90-$14.90 choose a size)

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.

Palm - Peach

$14.90

This attractive, fast growing palm reaching 12-15m produces clusters of peach-like fruit, which have a sweet and nutty flavour when eaten after cooking. The palm is native to Central and South America and the fruit are often sold at fruit markets.

Palm - Ruffled Fan

$14.90

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.

Palm - Salak

$17.90 ($17.90-$19.90 choose a size)

Also called the snake fruit due to the beautiful pattern on the fruit, this is a tropical palm from Bali in Indonesia. The brittle thin skin is removed to reveal yellow/white flesh which has flavours reminiscent of Granny Smith apple, strawberry and pineapple. The small palm is very prickly, it has a tendency to blow over in strong tropical storms where it re-roots itself, so it can move from the place it was originally planted Suited to tropical areas only.

Palm - Walking Stick

$17.90 ($4.90-$24.75 choose a size)

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. Orange fruits are edible.

Palm - Wooly Jelly

$19.75

Beautiful cold-hardy palm bearing small orange-red fruits with tasty pineapple-orange like pulp. Fruits are often considered even higher quality than those of its close relative the jelly palm.

Ponytail Palm

$14.90

Beautiful cold-hardy palm bearing small orange-red fruits with tasty pineapple-orange like pulp. Fruits are often considered even higher quality than those of its close relative the jelly palm.

Palm - Bangalow

$14.90 ($4.90-$79.00 choose a size)

Tall graceful, fast growing palm which can stand boggy ground, full shade or some exposure. Frost tender when young. Mature specimens display large clusters of bird-attractive red fruits.

Palm - Alexander

$4.90

A tall slender palm with a distinctive swollen base. The white underside of the fronds separates it from the similar A. cunninghamii. Needs protection from both frost and full sun.

Palm - Foxtail

$21.90 ($21.90-$24.75 choose a size)

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.

Palm - Walking Stick

$17.90 ($4.90-$24.75 choose a size)

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. Orange fruits are edible.

Palm - Cabbage

$12.90 ($2.95-$12.90 choose a size)

Tall palm with a large crown of fan-shaped fronds. Massed cream flowers are followed by black fruits. Hardy in full sun and various soils, but needs plenty of water. Attractive indoor plant, although prickly.

Palm Trees Reviews & Tips

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Kay Trinder
3y ago

Pegs Creek, WA, Australia

Palm Trees

Yellowing and stunted growth? Recipe: Week 1- apply heavy dose of Sulphate of Ammonia. Week 2- lightly apply Iron Sulhpate. Week 3- lightly apply NPK (or B&Bone) based fertilizer. Week 4- nil. Water in well at all times and BE PATIENT. 3-4 mths

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