Palms - Just Arrived


The palms that grow in our New Zealand climate are those rare species that can tolerate colder climates. The Cotton palm, Jelly palm, Date palm and Fan palm are all able to manage not only the cooler climes but can also handle the stormy coastal winds and even light frosts.

Palm leaves can be long and divided, like giant fern leaves – called ‘feather palms, or they can be rounded and fan shaped – called ‘fan palms’. Palms are exceptional specimens to use in the landscape design when desiring to create a ‘tropical’ feeling in the garden – that relaxed and ‘beachy’ look that gives the illusion that you are living on a desert island. Sit on a lounger under the palm and call for a Pina Colada!


Picture of Lepidozamia Perroffskyana


A medium to large cycad that matures to form an erect trunk suited to subtropical and temperate climates. Prefers a shady spot in the garden. Great for adding a subtropical look to your garden or equally at home in a feature pot. Tolerates light frosts.


Colour: Assorted
Habit: Arching
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 6m x 4m

Lepidozamia Perroffskyana

Current Stock Height: 80/110cm  ? 

Container: pb18  ? 


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Wairere Nursery
826 Gordonton Road, R D 1, Hamilton 3281 Ph: (07) 824 3430 Email:     Open 7 days 8:30am-5pm