Piccabeen Palm

Tree to 25m

Description: Large size Palm tree with bright RED fruits.
Found in tropical to subtropical areas. Palm leaves paler below but not silvery (compared to the North QLD A. alexandrae).

Fruits are attractive to birds.
Flowers are small LILAC all year around in good conditions.

Popular horticultural species

Used as water carriers by Aboriginal people (Piccabeen means water carrier) and young leaves and tissues were a food source.

Aspect: Full Sun / Semi-Shade

Soil/Conditions: Adaptable

Natural Habitat: Rainforest

Special Features:
• Feathery fronds and coloured flowers and fruits
• Fast growing

Garden Styles:

  • Native Rainforest
  • Birds and Butterflies
  • Gardening for Biodiversity