ARCHONTOPHOENIX alexandrae “King Palm”
Growing to 60′ this tall Australian native exhibits distinct rings around its erect trunk which develops a bulging base. It is topped by a majestic crown of arching fronds which have leaflets with undersides that are gray-white and green above. Slightly fragrant white flowers are followed by bright red fruits. Plant seeds 1″ in well draining soil mixture. Keep warm, moist and in bright light with high humidity. ?Germination 6 – 12 weeks. 9 seeds in packet.
BRAHEA armata – “Mexican blue palm”
This fan palm develops a thick, stout trunk to 38′ and is enhanced with waxy-blue palmate leaves which are deeply cut into many segments.
CARYOTA mitis “Fishtail Palm”
Attractive, durable palm used increasingly in filtered light areas but is also grown in bright light with high humidity. Easily recognized by its delicate wedge shaped leaves and is the only palm to have bi-pinnate foliage. Plant immediately. Use well draining soil mixture. Plant at a depth of 1″. Keep warm, damp and in bright light. Avoid hot dry air.
CARYOTA urens “Wine palm, Fishtail”
Handsome Fishtail palm with leaves similar to C. mitis with the leaflets shorter and more toothed and jagged. Has a solitary trunk and can reach 60′ presenting an imposing statement. Produces jaggery sugar and fiber. Plant at a depth of 1″ using well draining soil mixture. Keep warm and lightly moist. Provide bright light with high humidity.
CHAMAEDOREA elegans “Parlor Palm”
A very attractive popular palm for shady locations. Graceful, thin, pinnate leaves.
CHAMAEDOREA seifritzii “Bamboo palm”
Easily grown and durable. Grow in low light areas. Its numerous reed-like trunks grow in bamboo – like segments. Pinnate leaves. Mature height 7?. Plant the seeds at a depth of 3/4″ using well draining soil mixture. Keep warm, damp and in filtered sunlight