• Kermadec Nikau 7cm

    (Rhopalostylis bauerei var. chessmanii)

    Kermadec Nikau 7cmKermadec Nikau 7cm
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    Species Information

    Latin Name: Rhopalostylis baurei var cheesemanii
    Common Name(s): Kermadec Nikau
    Country of Origin: Raoul Island Kermadec Islands
    Frond Style: Feather
    Plant Type: Sub Tropical Palm
    Leaf Colour: Green
    Fruit Colour: Red
    Special Features: Attractive foliage, tall slender trunk, Fruit that attracts birds

    This Palm

    Product Code: Rhoba 7
    Container Size: 7cm 
    Plants per container: Single
    Average Height: 150mm
    Average Girth: 5mm
    Likes: Shade and Sheltered 

    When Mature

    Preferred Climate: Temperate
    Average Height: 20+ metres
    Trunk Girth: 350mm


    Rhopalostylis baueri var cheesmanii “Kermadec Nikau” native to wet rocky forests on the Kermadec Islands.  

    The Kermadec Nikau is a close cousin of the New Zealand mainland variety. A faster-growing Palm growing up to 15 meters in height with fronds that tend to arch more gracefully with a tight feather duster appearance to them. Able to adapt to the sun, wind and a light frost when established.

    Always looks good planted in groups or can live many years in a pot on the deck patio or by the pool.

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    "Very happy with this trade, very helpful to answer all my questions and the palm trees are just gorgeous, healthy and much much bigger then expected. Also thank you for the extras. I am looking forward to do more business in the future. Thank you."


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