Fishtail Palms are an interesting and easily identifiable type of palm, thanks to the jagged edge of their leaves, which make them look like fishtails. These palms do not typically grow from a single stem or trunk, and instead produce multiple stems in clumps. Many types of Fishtail Palms send out suckers, though not all of them do this.
There are a number of factors that will affect how much you will pay for a palm tree to be removed. The key factors affecting the cost are the type of palm tree removal you need, the height of the palm, and so on. Keep reading to for further details
Here we look at some of the best types of palm that can be used to create shade, and how to care for them.
The Cat Palm does not take the shape of a tree like many palms. It lacks a central trunk or main stem, and instead produces a dense clump of multiple slender stems which hold large, arching fronds of pinnate green leaflets. These plants make excellent tropical style privacy borders when planted in a row, because of the mass of fronds. They can also be kept as attractive houseplants, creating a similar look to the Areca Palm.
Yucca Palms are a palm-like type of tree which actually belong to an entirely different family to palms. These trees are native to South America and parts of the Southern United States, and they can feature a central trunk or multiple trunks, with crowns of sword-shaped foliage bursting out like stars at the top.
The Majesty Palm is native to Madagascar, where it typically grows to between 80 and 100 feet in height. Outside of Africa, this plant is most commonly cultivated as a houseplant, where it will generally not exceed 10 feet tall. When young it takes on the look of a Kentia Palm, but as it ages it most closely resembles the Royal Palm.
There are over 2600 species of palms, and among these, there is some color variation, especially if you take into account the colors of the many fruits palms can produce. Here we take a closer look at the colors palm trees come in.
The lowest temperature that a palm tree can survive in will depend on the species. Palm trees which are known to be cold hardy can survive in temperatures well below freezing, down to -15°F.
Palms make great house plants because they hail from warm climates, which means they adapt well to typical indoor temperatures, and they bring a touch of tropical style to home decor. Most palms are easy to grow and require little attention, however the one aspect of their care which is essential to get right is their watering. Here we explain how to ensure your palm gets the correct amount of water and stays healthy and thriving.
Here we will look at the ways you can find out how much a palm tree weighs and discuss the average weights for different types of palms.
Removing a palm stump will prevent the plant from re-sprouting, it will clear the ground so it can be used for other plants or uses, and it will eliminate a potential trip hazard. Here we take a look at various ways to remove palm tree stumps for all experience levels and budgets.
If you choose a fast-growing palm tree, it may not take too long to have a selection of palms that are tall in stature. Unfortunately, palms can be difficult to grow from seed, so it’s worth arming yourself with all of the information to give your seeds the best possible chance of germinating.