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.
The roots of a palm tree grow horizontally rather than vertically, and as a result, they remain only in the shallow soil surrounding the tree, and do not grow into the deep soil. Palm tree roots will occupy a maximum depth of 3 feet.
Palm trees and coconut trees are commonly mistaken for each other, but there are some key differences between each which can help identify them.
Palm trees can be slow growers or fast growers, and depending on the species, you can expect a palm to grow in height at a rate of as little as 3 inches per year or up to a maximum of 3 feet per year.
If you’re looking for the right potting for your palm trees, this is the guide you need. We’ll cover in detail what you should look for in the soil, and which types of soil work best for palm trees.
Here we take a look at some of the best low-maintenance palms for growing both indoors and outdoors.