Archontophoenix alexandrae


Central and Northern Queensland coastal rainforest in Australia and can also be found throughout the wet tropics from sea-level to around 1200m

Archontophoenix alexandrae
Conservation Status:-

Not endangered

Sun Requirements:-

Full sun to partial shade

Water Requirements:-


Minimum Temperature:-

-2 Degrees Centigrade

Overall Height:-

40 - 80 feet


10 - 15 feet


Solitary, 12-18 inches in diameter and noticeably swollen at the base, grey, texture is smooth and ringed with old leaf scars




Pinnate, up to 6-7 feet long, bright green and silver underneath


Purple with cream stalks, formed from below the crownshaft


Half an inch in diameter, oval and bright red when ripe


Hermaphrodite, self pollinating with one plant

Pests & Diseases:-

Spider mites, Helminthosporium leaf spot in young plants, Phytophora root rot, and aerial blight

Seed Germination:-

Easily and quickly, between 1 to 3 months. Seeds must be fresh, losing viability after a few months


Named after Princess Alexandra

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