Livistona nitida

Common Name Carnarvon Palm
Type of Plant Palm

This plant's common name is a result of its origin- found in the Carnarvon Gorge of Queensland, Australia. This palm is the fastest growing of its genus, reaching heights around 50' overall in optimal habitat. It is also the most cold hardy of the genus, having been cultivated in parts of Georgia where it has been noted to withstand several days of snow coverage throughout the winter months, with minimal damage visible in the spring. It is solitary, palmate and prefers regular watering.

Requirements Will thrive with regular watering, and is adaptable to soil compositions containing silt, sand, gravel and in some instances, small amounts of clay. Can handle full sun to light shade.
Country of Origin Australia
Cold Tolerance 20+
Sun Needs Full Sun
Water Needs Little
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