Rhopalostylis pittii – Pitt or Chatham Island Nikau

  • Description
Nikau from the Southern Chatham Islands. They differ from the mainland species with longer fronds, wider leaflets, a silvery hue to them stems and larger fruit. Will tolerate full sun, high wind, cold and coastal conditions. Generally, a much tidier variety.
Height x Width 10
Height Range Medium 5-10m
Growth Rate Slow
Plant Type Palm
Shape Palm
Country of Origin New Zealand
Similar to Consider Sapida, Cheesemanii
  • Leaf
Leaf Colour Dark Green
  • Flower
Flower Colour White, very small
Fragrant? No
  • Uses
Specimen Yes
Accent Yes
Bird Feeding Yes
 Note: Growth, height and grade information are given in good faith but are subject to natural variables beyond our control.