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Archontophoenix alexandrae /Alexandra Palm

Archontophoenix alexandrae  / Archontophoenix alexandrae
Mature trees in tropical landscape
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Mature trees in tropical landscape

Striking red fruit produced on mature palms

Excellent in interior landscapes

Specimen plant in a hospital lobby

Interior landscape specimen

Two plants in a large container

Relatively young plants

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Scientific Name: Archontophoenix alexandrae
Common Name: Alexandra Palm
Plant Type: Evergreen
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Palms and Palm-like Plants
Trees, Fruiting
Comments: One of best large plants for indoor use. A truly elegant palm. Cannot tolerate freezes but is reasonably successful indoors if plants receive some direct sunlight during the day.