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Rhopalostylis sapida
Height: 5m;  Spread: 3m
Nikau (Palm)
The only mainland palm. Slower growing than off shore island forms, but equally elegant.
» Click here for our Rhopalostylis sapida article published in The Fringe, March 2014 ...
» For a landscaping perspective on Rhopalostylis, see this article by O2 Landscapes...
Photo gallery:
Nikau Palm Flower/Seedhead Nov.08 Whakatane
..nice structural group at RMBG
..opening wide at the Royal Botanic Gardens Melb
Nikau on the Lower Loop of the Arataki Nature Trail, Auckland