Plants: Archontophoenix alexandrae - Alexandra Palm

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Archontophoenix alexandrae - Alexandra Palm

The King Palm is one of the most beautiful and stately palms. Its smooth, green trunk is tall, slender, and predominantly ringed. Its intricate dark green foliage is 8-10 feet in length. The King Palm is hardy to 28 degrees. A fast-growing palm, it reaches a height of 20-50 feet with little maintenance. Native to northeast Australia where it can grow to 50 feet or more and the leaves grow 8-14 feet in length. Makes an excellent house plant or patio plant in cooler regions.


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