King Alexander Palm (Archontophoenix alexandrae)


King Palm

Archontophoenix alexandrae

King Palms are fast growing, graceful beauties that bring a little slice of paradise to a variety of SoCal landscapes. Native to Australia, it can grow to be a large-sized palm that looks fantastic whether planted alone or with other King Palms. You’ll often see King Palms planted as street trees, in tropical landscapes, around pools or used in water gardens. It’s a tree that offers year-round interest, and it complements any environment thanks to its showy foliage and fruit, graceful form, as well as its ability to add a tropical feeling to almost any area.

At our huge Palm Paradise nursery, you’ll find the best-quality and bigger King Palms you’re looking for to create an instant tropical paradise in your landscape. Our palms are grown and nurtured for years in full sun and our local Southern California climate, by experienced nursery professionals. We use the best seeds to grow palms, which allows us to ensure that our King Palms are the finest specimens you’ll find anywhere. Visit us and we’ll be happy to show you around and help you select the perfect palm tree for your landscaping needs.

King Palms are stunning to look at, with beautiful dark green, feather-like fronds and a slender gray trunk that gives it its classic, tropical rainforest-like look. It’s an excellent specimen for nighttime landscape lighting and will bring a stately accent into any yard in SoCal. King Palms can withstand drought conditions and requires low to moderate water use. Homeowners looking for a tropical looking tree will find much to love about King Palms.

We recommend buying as big as you can if you want to add the calming look of the tropics into your landscape today. We do what no one else does - we are the only people that grow these and assure their quality! And, we have the larger palm trees available in smaller containers, so you get better bang for your buck!

  • Can grow to be a large-sized palm
  • Beautiful dark green, feather-like fronds
  • Slender gray trunk
  • Excellent for nighttime landscape lighting
  • Cold and Heat hardy
  • Brings a stately accent to any landscape
  • Often seen used as street trees, in tropical landscapes, around pools or used in water gardens.
  • A staple in SoCal landscapes


Custom grown to be extra hardy in heat or cold!

Thick trunks, full canopies & loves full sun

Extremely durable specimens built to thrive in the desert climate

Most popular palm in SoCal