Kentia Palm

Howea forsteriana

This impressive palm is identified by its slender trunk and crown of drooping fonds, capable of reaching lengths of three metres long! It is a slow-growing palm that thrives in the tropical environment of Australia and Lord Howe Island. Unfortunately, the kentia palm is considered a vulnerable species.

Distribution: Queensland and Lord Howe Island

Height: Up to 50 metres

Width: 7 metres

Season: All year round

Location at Australia Zoo: South-east Asia

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