Palms and Cycads
A very attractive under-story palm or feature palm with a clumping growth habit. Stems are light green with white rings, and generally grow very straight and vertically upright. Great indoor plant.
The largest of the fishtail palms and often considered the most beautiful, with a large blackened trunk and evenly spaced leaves often creating an intriguing lacey pattern in several tones of green. It is a "must" item for all tropical gardens.
A shade loving palm particularly suited to growing in pots either indoors or on patios and verandas. A great air-purifying plant for indoor spaces and offices.
A compact multi-stemmed palm particularly suited to growing in pots either indoors or on patios and verandas. The Florida form is different to the standard form in that it can tolerate full sun, provided ground is kept moist.
A shade loving palm particularly suited to growing in pots either indoors or on patios and verandas. Named 'Bamboo Palm' due to its multi-stemmed growth habit, resembling that of bamboo. A great air-purifying plant for indoor spaces and offices.
A very attractive easy to grow palm with a spectacular bright red new leaf that stays red for about 10 days. A beautiful addition to any tropical garden.
A very attractive palm with star shaped leaves which are silvery white on the undersides. The trunks get very distinctive 'spines', which are actually formed from roots coming from the lower trunk.
A hardy and attractive landscaping plant albeit spiky, so best kept away from paths and lawn areas. Grows well in pots. Full sun to part shade.
A very attractive easy to grow palm with a velvet-like reddish brown crown shaft. An excellent feature plant. Makes a great indoor plant for a well lit position.
The Kentia palm is considered one of the most beautiful palms in the world, and is suitable for growing either indoors or outdoors. Reputed to be one of the most sought after indoor palms due to its upright elegant appearance and general hardiness.
A spectacularly attractive fan palm with large rounded leaves which are bright silvery white on the undersides. There are no thorns on these palms, so it a great feature palm in ornamental gardens.
A stunning cycad which is considered as one of the tallest in the world. Endemic to QLD, this cycad tends to grow in moist and shady positions along creek beds and gullies. Spectacular leaves which easily get to 2m in length with glossy green leaflets.
A very attractive, solitary fan palm up to 5m tall, with large, undivided, dark green leaves to 1.5m across. Best suited to growing in areas where there is some shade. It can be grown in subtropical regions provided the area is frost free.
An Australian native palm from northern parts of QLD which has spectacular near circular leaves up to 2m in diameter. Best suited to growing in areas where there is some shade. It can be grown in subtropical regions provided the area is frost free.
An elegant clumping palm with light coloured trunks which can be used as a feature, as well as mass planted to provide privacy screening. A good alternative to the common Golden Cane Palm. Best in light shade or protected positions with morning sun.
A lovely multi-stemmed palm from Cape York. A great addition to tropical gardens. The Macarthur Palms prefer a rich moist loamy soil with good humidity - moderately shaded areas in amongst lots of other tropical foliage plants is ideal.
A very attractive slow growing multi-stemmed palm with large fan shaped variegated leaves. A fantastic indoor pot plant. In tropical and subtropical climates it can be grown in sheltered positions in the garden.
A very attractive slow growing multi-stemmed palm with large fan shaped leaves. A fantastic indoor pot plant. In tropical and subtropical climates it can be grown in sheltered positions in the garden.
A hardy, slender, tall and compact growing Australian native Palm perfect for lining driveways, fence lines and for creating a small but striking top canopy in tropical gardens. The foxtail palm is self-cleaning, with bright, feathery foliage.
A very robust landscaping plant which will grow in full sun to part shade. The leaves are long and tend to remain horizontal (especially if grown in shade) with rounded leaflets which are particularly stiff and thick with a furry texture.