Alexander Palm

In Stock & Ready to Ship
$214.95 $249.95you save $35.00
Large Order? Need a bigger size? Call us: (305) 489-9089
Growing Zone: 10-11
Growing Zone: 10-11 Outdoors

Plant Specifications

Plant Name Adonidia Palm Single - Christmas Palm (Veitchia merrillii)
Mature Height 20-40 feet
Mature Width 10-15 feet
Spacing 8-10 feet
Sunlight Full Sun
Temperature Tolerance 35-95°F
Watering Needs Regular
Growth Rate 24 inches/year
Difficulty Level Moderate
Grows Well Indoors Yes, with indirect sunlight
Flowering Time Mid-summer to early fall
Origin Native to Australia

How to Grow the Alexander Palm

The Alexander Palm flourishes in full to partial sunlight, requiring well-draining soil to thrive. It's perfectly suited for warm climates, thriving in USDA hardiness zones 10 to 11. Reaching an impressive height of 20-40 feet under optimal conditions, it stands as a testament to its majestic presence. With its fast growth rate and slender profile, it seamlessly integrates into urban settings and spacious gardens alike.

Alexander Palm Care Tips

Your Alexander Palm demands regular watering to maintain its health, but be wary of overwatering to prevent root rot. It benefits from additional humidity and responds well to a slow-release palm fertilizer applied in the spring, summer, and early fall. While it is resilient, providing some afternoon shade during the peak of summer can prevent stress on the plant.

Utilizing Your Alexander Palm

More than its striking beauty, the Alexander Palm serves excellently as a container plant, bringing its tropical essence indoors. Due to its towering height and elegant form, it makes a breathtaking addition to any landscape design, particularly around pools, in courtyards, or within large patio gardens.

Planting Tips for Alexander Palm

To plant your Alexander Palm, select a location that receives ample sunlight and has well-draining soil. The planting hole should be twice as wide and just as deep as the root ball of the palm. Ensure the palm is positioned upright, backfill the hole, gently tamp down the soil, and water it well. For those in cooler climates, consider container planting to easily move your palm indoors when temperatures drop.

Maintenance of Your Alexander Palm

Maintaining this palm is straightforward. Regularly inspect the fronds for any signs of yellowing or death and trim as necessary. Ensure the palm receives enough water and nutrients. If your palm begins to lean, it might need staking until its roots are well-established and it can stand on its own.


Explore our premier selection: the "Grower's Pick." This exclusive choice highlights the largest and most vigorous plant available for shipping. Each "Grower’s Pick" is carefully selected for its advanced age, ensuring a well-developed root system for enhanced growth and vitality.



Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

Shipping Cost:
Orders less than $199 have a standard $29.95 shipping cost. Orders over $199 SHIP FREE

Plant Sizing 🌱