Livistona australis

GENERAL STATEMENT OF SPECIES

DESCRIPTION

CULTURE

GENERAL STATEMENT OF SPECIES

Livistona australis (R. Br.) Mart.
Australian cabbage palm.
Eastern Australia.
Infrequent

DESCRIPTION

One trunk
Palmate
Less than 15 m.
Yes
Less than 10 m.
No
Less than 30 cm.
Monoecious plants

CULTURE

-8ºC
Fertile
Medium
Medium
Pleno sol
Not recommendable
Medium
Yes
Medium
Medium difficulty
Low

This grows abundantly in swampy and wooded areas in the east of Australia. The area it covers is the farthest south of all the Livistona.

It has deep green leaves and round black fruit.

It prefers rich soils where water is not lacking. Dry winds damage its leaves by dehydrating them.