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Archontophoenix cunninghamiana
Archontophoenix cunninghamiana

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Zones 21-25
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Archontophoenix cunninghamiana

King Palm
Arecaceae (Palmae)
Palms and cycads, Trees

ARCHONTOPHOENIX

Mature palms are handsome, stately, difficult to transplant. Grow to 50 ft. or taller, with a 10–15-ft. spread. Where winds are strong, plant in lee of buildings to prevent damage. Young trees can’t take frost; mature plants may stand 28°F/–2°C. They tolerate shade and can grow for many years grouped under tall trees. Old leaves shed cleanly, leaving smooth green trunks. Feathery leaves.

Archontophoenix cunninghamiana

The trunk is not prominently enlarged at the base. Clustered amethyst flowers are handsome in summer. Highly recommended for nearly frost-free areas.

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