Alexander Palm

(Archontophoenix alexandre)

Native to Queensland, Australia.

It grows in littoral rainforest, often in positions that are severely inundated during heavy rain events. Their ability to withstand these conditions allow them to become the dominant species.

Category:
Palms

Height:
over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing

10′ – 15′ Apart

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

 

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium