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 Washingtonia Robusta

Mexican Fan Palm with spiky stems. Very handsome landscape palm.The attractive fan leaves are bright green. Will grow in most conditions if given nourishment. Copes with stormy winds


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

Washingtonia Robusta

Current Stock Height: 40/50cm  ? 

Container: 4l  ? 


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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