These easy to grow Palms add graceful shape, texture and form to any garden, patio, pool or indoor tropical collection!
Areca Palm
Chrysalidocarpus lutescen

The Areca palm, whose green feathering fronds fan out from several trunks makes a lovely plant for the home or office. With the correct amount of watering, soil maintenance and lighting, this species makes an aesthetically pleasing houseplant.

The Areca palm prefers bright but not direct light. Water the palm often. Make sure the soil is well-moistened. The plant's soil should never be allowed to totally dry out. Misting water on the leaves to improve their appearance and well-being.
Fertilize your Areca palm a few times a year to keep the soil rich in nutrients.
Bamboo Palm
Chamaedorea seifrizii


The Bamboo Palm or Reed Palm is a relatively small graceful palm that grows to about 7 feet. Each stem is long and slender with "nodes" very similar in appearance to Bamboo. The stems are tall and have about 10-15 fronds each with about 12 dark green pinnate leaflets. As the old fronds die, these should be trimmed off and the leaf bases or sheath allowed to dry out. Later these should be removed as this promotes good plant hygiene and exposes the attractive light green "bamboo stem".

The Bamboo Palm is mostly used indoors as it prefers shade. Place in a shady spot in the garden.

This is very easy to grow and maintain. As with most palms, the soil should be well drained. Applying fertilizer in the summer months will keep these palms green and healthy. Keep evenly moist but not consistently wet.
Chinese Fan Palm
Livistonia chinensis
Chinese Fan Palms make slow-growing, but striking landscape specimens. The Chinese Fan Palm is tolerant of poor soils, but does the best when regularly fertilized. Chinese Fan palm should be placed in full sun as the fronds tend to get "leggy" and weak in anything more than light shade. They are slow growing and can reach 25'.
Christmas Palm
Veitchia merrillii
Christmas Palm is medium size palm that is a long-time favorite. Christmas Palm has a smooth slender grayish stem ringed by semi-circular frond scars. A 2-3' green crown shaft supports a crown of almost a dozen pinnate fronds. The fronds are arched to about 5' long with leaflets that are about 2' long and 2' wide. Where the crown shaft attaches to the trunk 2' long inflorescences sprout. Arching fronds to about 5' long with 40-60 strap-shaped leaflets that are about 2' long and 2' wide, scaly underneath.

They prefer well drained sandy fertile soil and moderate water. Fertilize regularly. Place these palms in full sun to part shade.

European Fan Palm Tree
Chamaerops humilis

The European Fan Palm is known to develop different hues of colors. Naturally forming clumps, the European Fan Palm is slow growing reaching the average maximum height of 12 to 15 feet. The European Fan Palm and its leaves are used throughout the world for religious holidays, such as the Passover.

The European Fan palm, when small, begins to develop a fibrous husk around its trunk. The European Fan Palm grows beautifully in a pot and can be planted outdoors as well. Adding this unique palm tree will add appeal to your garden, patio, any home office or landscape. It will give a sense of the tropics. Palm trees are great for indoors as they act as a natural humidifier and detoxifier by removing Carbon Monoxide and replacing the air with fresh Oxygen. Palm Trees make a home feel like home by giving you the feel of nature inside or out.

This easy slow grower will reach 5 - 10'. It prefers moderate to bright sun exposure.
Fishtail Palm
Caryota Palm
The Fishtail palm is an attractivepalm with fishtail-shaped leaves. The Fishtail palms have bipinnate leaves. It means that the palm’s pinnate fronds have the leaflets that are also pinnate. The Caryota palm is the only palm that has bipinnate leaves.
The Fishtail palms are fast growing species. They prefer full sun, high humidity and rich fertilile soils. The exotic plants can be grown indoors in bright filtered light.
Lady Palm
Rhapis Excelsa
The lady palm, or Rhapis excelsa, is a small fan palm that can do exceedingly well indoors under the right conditions. It grows from multiple stems, each topped with upright fronds. As the name implies, the fronds are split into fan-like segments. They prefer dappled light during the summer. In winter, it can tolerate light shade.

Water liberally during the summer, ensuring perfect drainage. In winter, reduce watering to once a month or every other week, depending on the temperature.

Use rich, loose potting media. Use pebbles or sand to increase drainage. Use a slow-release fertilizer in the beginning of the growing season or biweekly liquid fertilizer. Do not feed in winter.
Majesty Palm
Ravenea rivularis
The Majesty Palm is a popular house plant. It is a great floor plant that can quickly grow to 10 feet tall. The tall green fronds of foliage make this plant a great addition to any room. With proper care, the Majesty Palm will flourish in your home.

In the garden, Majesty palms tolerate partial shade and will grow in the understory of taller trees where they receive dappled sunlight. Majesty palms like abundant water and require regular doses of fertilizer to maintain their deep green hue.

Water your majesty palm consistently so that the soil surrounding the root ball remains moist an inch down. Monitor your majesty palm closely and adjust watering to suit its seasonal needs.
Feed your majesty palm regularly to maintain its lushness and prevent yellowing. Slow-release fertilizers are applied once or twice during the growing season instead of once a month, reducing maintenance time and ensuring that the fertilizer does not burn your palm. Prune damaged, diseased or dying fronds by cutting them off.
Parlor Palm or the
Neanthe bella Palm

Chamaedorea elegans

The Neanthe bella is native to Central America. It is a small, slow growing palm with many small, delicate fronds. Due to its small size, this plant is often used for indoors. This plant is very easy to grow, and well suited for a beginner. It prefers low light and moderately moist soil

Pygmy Date Palm
Phoenix Roebelenii
The Pygmy Date Palm, is a delightful little palm. It is originated from Southeast Asia where it grows in rainforests, clearings or along riverbanks. The Pygmy palm has become a popular landscaping ornamental. The Pygmy Date Palm can be grown both indoors and outdoors. It has become very popular for its size, slow growth rate, low maintenance, beauty and hardiness.

Phoenix Roebelenii a miniature tree with a graceful crown of 50 or more very attractive arching feather-type leaves and slender hairy trunk.

This lovely tree is very adaptable to different growing conditions. These species can be grown in full sun or shade. Phoenix Roebelenii can tolerate a wide range of soils, but prefers well drained soil. The graceful tree needs moderate water.
Queen Plumosa
Chamaedorea plumosa

Chamaedorea plumosa is perhaps one of the best new palm introduction for it versatility and appearance. A moderately fast growing palm, with a vertical profile ideal for today’s space-constrained interior environment.

Using this palmindoors, like any palm, requires a high light area near a window or skylight.  It prefers not to get too much heat.

You will not seem design-challenged when adopting the Chamaedorea Plumosa into your home/office.  It makes a perfect specimen plant in a Modern, Asian or Tropical Designed home or office. Although, even more stunning would a grouping of these plants look as a loose screen to divide a room!  Just be sure you have tall ceilings because these palms can grow up to 15’ in their life, leaving their gorgeous trunks exposed down below. They prefer full sun and have average water needs. Water regularly but do not overwater
The Sago Palm
Cycas revoluta
The Sago Palm has become a very popular landscape item. The Sago is not a palm at all, but rather a Cycad, a totally different type of plant. 

Sago Palms have erect, sturdy trunks that are typically about one to two feet in diameter, The leaves are a dark olive green and can grow about three to four feet long. Trunks can branch multiple times, thus producing multiple heads of leaves. The petiole or stems of Cycas revoluta have small protective barbs or hooks that one must avoid during pruning. An older plant with a well-established trunk will have foliage overhead. Younger plants look like a rosette of leaves coming from a stem near the ground. 

Sagos are easy to grow. Plant in a deep pot or container. Sago Palms need sun to grow well. They can be grown inside the house near a bright window. Like other cycads, they do not want to be over-watered. Let the soil dry out a bit before watering. Avoid overhead watering.The soil mix should be quick draining. Overall, it is a species that is quite versatile and easy to grow. 
Spindle Palm
Hyophorbe verschaffeltii

the Spindle Palm is universally known for its elongated mid-trunk. As the Spindle Palm matures its thick mid-section elongates even more. This palm can grow upwards to 20 feet tall. The Spindle Palm has beautiful v-shaped leaves that are 8-10 feet in length. The uniqueness of the Spindle Palm Tree is its claim to fame and this palm can be used indoors or outdoors.

This palm tree will make a great addition to any home office or landscape. It will give a sense of the tropics. The Spindle palm is a slow to moderate grower, up to 10-20'. It requires moderate sun.
Triangle Palm
Dypsis Decaryi
The Triangle Palm is an extraordinary looking plant. It has large pinnate blue-grey leaves that grow on three sides of the trunk and form spectacular and unusual crownshaft. The triangle or swirl formed by leaf bases looks also very dramatic and attractive.

The Triangle palm is easy to care for and very attractive in appearance. The striking ornamental plant will create a beautiful tropical effect and turn your garden into tropical paradise. It also makes a very good container plant for a patio or deck.

The spectacular specimen is a medium sized palm. It grows up to 20-30 feet in height. Dypsis Decaryi likes full sun and heat and also can grow well in light shade. This attractive palm is drought tolerant.
Windmill Palm Trees
Trachycarpus fortunei

Windmill Palm Trees have leaves that are arranged into symmetrical crown that is about 8 to feet wide. The trunks that are usually covered with a loose mat of coarse gray or brown fiber and can grow to heights of 20 to 40 feet. Fan-shaped fronds extend from 1.5-foot-long, rough-edged petioles. The trunk appears to be wrapped in burlap.
This very slow-growing palm can reach 40 feet in height but is often seen much smaller, 10 to 20 feet tall. Windmill Palm works well as an accent, specimen on patio in a container. It is ideal for use as an accent in a shady spot on the patio or in the garden, or by a front entryway.
Windmill Palm should be grown in fertile soil to look its best. Plants should be watered faithfully. They add a formal elegance to any structure.
   

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