Chambeyronia hookeri
Blond flame thrower palm

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 Chambeyronia hookeri, the Blond flame thrower palm





New Caledonia Island (East of Australia)

Cold Hardiness: 

28s F.

Trunk type:

Single trunk, smooth, crown shafted with a yellow-cream colored crown shaft.   

Leaf type:

Pinnate, thick leaflets with burgundy red color to the newly emerging leaf.  Just gorgeous!.





Speed of growth:

Somewhat slow


20 to 30 feet

Soil requirements:

Good drainage

Sun Requirements:

Initially in filtered light, working its way into full sun.

General Description:

A very beautiful crownshafted palm with dark green pinnate leaves.  The treat is the new red leaf which turns to green over about a three to four week period. 

Other Notes:

Similar to Chambeyronia macrocarpa but with the yellow colored crown shaft.  Very sought after.

Further Data:


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