Licuala ramsayi
Australian fan palm

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 Licuala ramsayi





North Queensland (Australia) and New Guinea

Cold Hardiness: 

26 F.

Trunk type:

Has a thin trunk (3-6 inches), crown is brown and fibrous.

Leaf type:

  Fan palm.


Solitary (single trunk).


Moderate, does well in Southern California.

Speed of growth:



15+ feet

Soil requirements:

Rich top soil that drains well.

Sun Requirements:

Filtered or near full sun along the coast in So Cal.  Shade stunts this species.  

General Description:

This is a great palm.  It has beautiful dark green fan leaves.  It is a great palm for those darker areas in the garden.  Definitely worth a try.

Other Notes:

If you like this palm see Licuala elegans, Pritchardia beccariana and Sabal mauritiiformis.

Further Data:

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