Purple King Palm Vibrant Colorful Live Tropical Tree
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Purple King Palm Vibrant Colorful Live Tropical Tree:
*Archontophoenix purpurea, common name: Purple King Palm, Mount Lewis Palm
*A spectacular variety of King Palm featuring a vibrant purple hue on the crownshaft(stem) of mature plants, a white waxiness to the underside of leaves, and a smooth, self-cleaning trunk(older leaves fall off naturally, meaning no need for a tree trimmer). The Purple King comes from the Mount Lewis region of Australia, and is still rarely seen anywhere outside of a botanical garden. These make an excellent choice for a multiple planting, in short, plant them in groups of threeto fiveplants, close together,and the trunkswill naturally arch away from one another creating a graceful, tropical ambiance in your garden. Enjoys similar conditions to the common King. Cold hardy to 27F, ultimately reaching heights of 30 feet or so, with 7-8 foot leaves.
*You are offerding on (1) plant, 8-10 inches tall, with2-3 leaves, and a healthy root system.
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*Once palms arrive, they will benefit from being kept in a1-3 gallon container, slightly moist, warm, and in a fast draining soil, such as Supersoil, or a quality Cactus-Mix(available at any Home Improvement or local Nursery Supply Center), or in the ground. Any of the following ingredients such as pumice, small bark chips, perlite, wood shavings, vermiculite, and coarse sand can all be used to benefit good drainage.These plantstypically favor shade, filtered sun, ormorning/late afternoonsun until established(appoximately 3 feet or larger), when they can take more sun. These palms should be planted at a soil height where the roots graduate from the base. Whether you are a 'green thumb' or a beginner, these are easy palms to grow, and will beautify your landscape.
*All palms are shipped bare-root, packed with the roots blanketed in moist sphagnum moss and wrapped in bundles surrounded with aluminum foil to ensure the best health for the plants. Shipping is via U.S. Postal Service Priority Mail, shipped on Monday or Tuesday, arriving in 1-3 days.
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