Common name: Royal Palm, Alexandra Palm
Height at maturity: 25 meters
Exposure: sunny, partial shade
Plant type: palm
Flower color: white, green and purple
Soil type: light and draining
Watering: normal without excess in summer, almost dry in winter
Use: isolated, veranda, pot or tray
Diseases and pests: spider mites, scale insects
Toxicity: not determined
Storage of seeds: 1 year in a dry place away from light at 3/4°C (refrigerator)
Palm tree with smooth and ringed stipe of light green color, it is very popular and remarkable for its adaptability and its robustness as well as its beauty which makes it a palm very sought after by amateurs.
Its leaves are pinnate, green on the top and bright gray on the reverse. White-green inflorescences appear in summer, they are 60 centimeters long, drooping and bear small white and purplish flowers.
Ideal palm for large verandas, but can be grown in a bright apartment by misting the foliage very regularly.
Fast growing, it requires a lot of light and humidity to grow in good health. The seeds germinate easily (even in garden soil).