RHOPALOSTYLIS SAPIDA NIKAU IN NEW ZEALAND

RHOPALOSTYLIS SAPIDA - NIKAU

New Zealand's only native palm and a distinctive and solid feature for any NZ garden. Nikau are tall, upright palms with spreading fronds. Slow growing, a thick ringed trunk will develop over time and a solid bulb will form at the base of the frond’s growth. Small red/green berries and a multi finger-like flower occur once a year. Hardy to colder conditions.

 

Applications
Specimen tree
NZ native theme
Garden Feature
High screening    


Beyond the norm
Use against a solid concrete backdrop or amongst a lush green planting to add height and shape.

 

15 year height
2m


Mature height
15m


Soil conditions
Free draining, organic rich moist soil

 

Wind
Hardy

 

Frost
Can tolerate mild frosts

 

Light
Prefers semi shade but can handle  full sunlight    

 

Tree Shape
Upright, tall

 

Seasonal
Evergreen
Autumn colour
 
Flower
Small white flowers


Fruit
Green/red coloured berries


Origin
New Zealand


Available grades
15lt, 35lt, 45lt,160lt, 400lt

The Icon Trees nursery covers 50 acres. So that we can attend to your requirements it is important to visit by appointment only; we may not be able to give you access to the nursery without prior arrangement.

 

Our usual opening hours are 7.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday. 

If you are unable to visit the nursery we can assist by selecting the right trees for your project. We can also support your purchasing decisions by providing photos of our trees. Purchases can be made using direct credit, VISA or Mastercard, or trade accounts.

99 Clevedon-Takanini Road

Ardmore

Auckland

0800 BIG TREES

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