Nikau Palm, Shaving Brush Palm
Palms and cycads
Feather palms with long, clean trunks marked with closely spaced rings. Moderate growth rate. Best in frost-free gardens.Rhopalostylis sapida
To 30 ft. high, 15 ft. wide. Feathery leaves 4 to 8 ft. long stand upright from a prominent bulge at top of trunk, making the tree look like a giant shaving brush. Good container plant where small space dictates an upright palm. This species requires a cool, moist, subtropical climate, which includes Southern California but excludes the South.
Easy to grow. Reaches 2 1/2 ft. high and 2 ft. wide, with thin fronds and long, narrow leaflets. Can n...
To 30 ft. high, 15 ft. wide. Feathery leaves 4 to 8 ft. long stand upright from a prominent bulge at t...
From Colombia. Sprawling plant, 1 to 2 ft. high, nearly a foot wide. Flowers dark purple above, pale l...