Palms and cycads from Northern QLD
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Archontophoenix alexandrae – ALEXANDRA PALM$5.50 – $12.50
Slender tropical Palm to 6m or more with silver reverse to the fronds & thin graceful trunk. Excellent tub specimen. Slow at first, moist sheltered site in sun or shade.
Bowenia serrulata – BYFIELD FERN$25.00 – $75.00
Small palm-like plant to 1m with bright green shiny leathery leaves with sharply toothed margins. Slow, prefers light shade, must have good drainage. CE. to NE.Q’ld.
Bowenia spectabilis$25.00 – $35.00
Attractive cycad with underground stem and above ground leaves to 1.2m high. Understorey shrub from well developed undisturbed rainforest from sea level to 700m. NE.Qld.
Caryota rumphiana – FISHTAIL PALM$15.00
Fairly rare solitary palm to 10m confined to Cape York Peninsula. Attractive black trunk & wedge or fan shaped leaves, purple fruit. Slow growing, frost tender, needs moist protected shady site.
A poorly known slender clumping Palm Lily to 2m from NE.Q’ld. Requires a moist shady situation. Long panicles of white flowers followed by reddish globular berries.
Cordyline manners-suttoniae$7.50 – $15.00
Grows to 5m. Bears large arching leaves, small white flowers, showy bunches of red berries which ripen in summer. Easily grown in a well-drained semi-shaded protected situation. Hardy once established. NE.Qld.
Medium sized Cycad with trunk to 3.5m with attractive long pinnate leaves. Slow growing, well drained site in sun or shade. Fire & frost tolerant. Rockhampton to NE.Q’ld.
Endangered & vulnerable cycad from sloping wet eucalypt and rainforest areas Port Curtis District Q’ld. Trunk to 3m, mature leaves to 1m.
Cycad with erect trunk to 2-4m. Mature leaves glaucous & up to 1.4m in length. Prefers dappled shade & good drainage. Marlborough to Rockhampton, central Q’ld.
Found on stony slopes with shallow loamy soils in the Petford district, NW Atherton Tablelands with a disjunct pop. 250kms south. Grey green leaves to 1.1m, blue when new.