Palm Trees

Golden Cane PalmPalm Trees

The freshness of the foliage make them aesthetically pleasing to look at and they add that tropical feel to any garden in North Queensland. Palms come in a variety of different types of foliage including circular leaf, a pinnate leaf, a broad and simple leaf. Most, such as the Foxtail Palm which comes from Cape Melville in far North Queensland is as tough as old boots. You will also find some that do well indoors in pots, such as the Rhapis Excelsa (Lady Palm), which is a great clumping palm.

 

Goldncane 200mmGolden Cane

Dypsis Lutescens
Height 5-6m
This palm is very popular in landscapes and gardens  here in Australia and world wide. Golden Cane palms will also make wonderful and happy indoor plants. 
They grow several stems from the base, making its growth about as wide as its height.  It enjoys a full day of direct sun exposure. They are adaptable to a wide range of soil types and conditions. They make great windbreaks and screening plants. Due care must be taken to keep the seedlings from taking over amd with good aggressive management  keep the lower stems and fronds cut and clean which makes this palm look great all year round.
Various cane 1
 

Lipsticks 300mm 070716 1Lipstick Palms

Cyrtostachys renda

Height 4-6m

Lipstick plam is considered to be one of the worlds most beautiful and exoctic palms which has distintive bright red fronds and trunk.

Lipstick palm growing conditions includes partial shade while the plant is young. Otherwise, mature trees thrive in full sunlight. It requires high humidity and even grows in swampy conditions or standing water, making this palm a useful pond plant. They are also very suitable as a container plant and can be grown indoors.

 

Lady palmLady Palm

Rhapis Excelsa

Height 3-4m

Rhapis palms is a multi stemed fan palm. It adapts to a wide range of soils and envrionments, making it easily adaptable to most interiors and tropical or subtropical landscapes throughout the world. Canes can be removed to attempt to control height and density. Prune away dead leaves. Rhapis grow slowly, which if grown in continaers mean less potting up and many years of enjoyment before it reaches maturity.They prefer less direct sunlight and make great screening plants and useful understorey plants