A wide range of Palm trees are suitable for growing in the climates of Sydney and New South Wales. However it is essential to look at the local climate especially in relationship to frosts when selecting a palm tree for the Sydney Region. Specilaist palm tree nurseries can provide some excellent advice on which varieties are the best for your location.
Many of the smaller species are popular around swimming pools as well as in commercial shopping developments where they give an exotic or tropical look, and are also easy care.
Species such as the very attractive Hedyscepe canterburyana commonly called the ‘Umbrella Palm’ which is from Lord Howe Island grow well in Sydney.
Coastal areas will be better suited to some palms than inland areas that are subject to colder nighttime conditions and heavy frost.
Best outdoor palms to plant in Sydney
Different species will grow in different areas of Sydney, mainly depending on frost, but also soil. Take a walk around your local area and identify which species are growing well.
- Date Palms (tolerates frosts)
- Golden Cane
- Bismakia (light frost)
- Kentia (light frosts)
- Chinese Fan Palms,
- Bangalo Palms (moderate frosts)
- or ‘Umbrella Palm’ from Lord Howe Island.
- Cocos Palms
- California Cotton Palms
For inland areas where frosts can be a problem Look for.
- Chinese windmill (trachycarpus)
- European Fan (humilis)
- Wine (butia)
Or for mild frost areas try
Consult with you supplier for expert advice on suitability for your area.
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Walkers Lane Billinudgel 2483
Wholesale & retail palm growers, wide range of palms. Tough sun hardened landscape palms grown from seed and matured through to strong landscape stock.