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Pritchardia pacifica

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Pritchardia pacifica Fiji Fan Palm,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Palms, Ferns & Tropical, Trees Upright

A large solitary evergreen palm native to the pacific islands. Attractive large fan-like fronds that are approx. 1.8m long and nearly as wide. Panicles of fragrant brown flowers followed by small, round purple-black fruits in the warmer months. Grows approx. 10m tall x 30cm wide. Great for tropical themed gardens or for containers as an indoor plant.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
10-25m 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Coastal Garden, Foliage Feature / Colour, Fragrant Garden, Indoor Plant, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Yellow Leaves

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Arecaceae PacificIslands

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Brown
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: High