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Bismarkia nobilis - Bismark Fan Palm Plants / Other

Bismarkia nobilis - Bismark Fan Palm

The Bismarck Fan Palm is another beautiful and desirable fan palm suitable for sub-tropical climates; although it can be grown as far north as Sarasota, Florida (freeze damage will occur, but the palm quickly recovers). Bismark Palms are native to Madagascar. Tolerates dought and frost. Is adaptable …

Brahea armata - Hesper Palm Plants / Tropical and Subtropical Plants

Brahea armata - Hesper Palm

Distinctive, unique and attractive, the blue Mexican or Hesper palm has a crown of rigid leaves which radiate from the trunk top. Blue palms are considered by many to have the bluest leaves of any palm in the world. Blue palm may grow 50 tall and 16 in width. The blue palm trunk is slightly swollen at …

Archontophoenix alexandrae - Alexandra Palm Plants / Other

Archontophoenix alexandrae - Alexandra Palm

The King Palm is one of the most beautiful and stately palms. Its smooth, green trunk is tall, slender, and predominantly ringed. Its intricate dark green foliage is 8-10 feet in length. The King Palm is hardy to 28 degrees. A fast-growing palm, it reaches a height of 20-50 feet with little maintenance. …

Cyrtostachys renda - Lipstick Palm Plants / Tropical and Subtropical Plants

Cyrtostachys renda - Lipstick Palm

Popularly known as the sealing-wax palm or lipstick palm, this is one of the most colorful tropical palms. It is native to Malaysia, Borneo, and Sumatra where it grows in coastal peat swamps, sometimes reaching heights of over 15 feet. The crownshaft and petioles are brilliant scarlet (or orange in some …

Pritchardia pacifica - Fiji Fan Palm Plants / Other

Pritchardia pacifica - Fiji Fan Palm

A striking fan palm to 30 with straight smooth trunk with some fiber patterning at the x. Its numerous palmate leaves are 4 wide, 5 long and undivided with many pleats. Fast grower. Fragrant brownish flowers. Tropical. One of the most attractive Pritchardias, grown widely in tropical countries and sought …

Jubaea chilensis - Chilean Wine Palm Plants / Other

Jubaea chilensis - Chilean Wine Palm

Jubaea chilensis; Family: Palmae/Arecaceae (palm family); Common Names: Chilean wine palm, coquito palm, honey palm. This Incredible Hulk of the palm world, Jubaea chilensis, dominates the landscape with his thick muscular trunk. The straight gray trunks can grow to over 3 ft (0.9 m) in diameter and …

Cycas revoluta - Japanese Sago Palm Plants / Other

Cycas revoluta - Japanese Sago Palm

This unique plant resembles a palm tree but is actually a cycad. These living fossils, members of the Cycadaceae family, dominated the landscape during the Mesozoic era over 150 million years ago. Today about 10 genera of cycads still survive. The most commonly grown is the Japanese sago, also called …

Palms and Cycads Other / Books

Palms and Cycads: A Complete Guide to Selecting, Growing and Propagating

A Complete Guide to Selecting, Growing and Propagating | Providing comprehensive information on care and cultivation, as well as sound advice on determining perfect plant location, this reference profiles 99 palm and 17 cycad species. Plantlovers looking to add a tropical accent to the garden or wanting …

An Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms Other / Books

An Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms

Cowritten by the author of the award-winning The Tropical Look, An Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms offers a definitive account of palms that may be grown in the garden and landscape. Because palms are often underutilized as a result of their unfamiliarity - even to tropical gardeners - Robert Lee Riffle …

Dictospermum album var rubrum - Hurricane Palm Plants / Other

Dictospermum album var rubrum - Hurricane Palm

Native to the Mascarene islands. Long arching fronds with broad leaflets to 3 having a blackish grey trunk to 30. Known for flowering at early age and for its bulging base and large crownshaft. Beautiful in the tropical landscape. Hardy in zones 10-11. …

Tree Ferns Other / Books

Tree Ferns

Tree ferns in the landscape command the attention of both devoted gardeners and casual passersby. Their stately form resembles that of the palm tree and evokes a feeling of the quintessentially exotic. This volume is the source for information on the living tree ferns. It surveys families, genera, and …

Fiskars 15-Foot - Telescopic Pruning Saw Garden care / Garden Tools

Fiskars 15-Foot - Telescopic Pruning Saw

The Fiskars 15-foot telescopic palm saw is an ideal tool for pruning all types of trees. The fully-hardened stainless steel saw blade is 17-1/2-inches long, and has a triple grind design to cut on the pull and push strokes. The blade also has a bark stripper to minimize tree damage before the cut, and …

The Bamboo, Grass & Palm Specialist Other / Books

The Bamboo, Grass & Palm Specialist

The Essential Guide to Selecting, Growing and Propagating Bamboos, Grasses and Palms (Specialist Series) | Bamboos, grasses, and palms: these versatile, easy-to-maintain plants include a huge range of textures, forms, sizes, colors, and flowering times. With literally hundreds to choose from, there is …

Tropaeolum peregrinum - Canary Bird Vine Plants / Climber Plants

Tropaeolum peregrinum - Canary Bird Vine

Apart from common nasturtiums, there is a group of related Tropaeolum species which all make lovely garden plants. Most popular of these is the Canary creeper, an extraordinary climber with deeply divided palm-shaped leaves and heavily fringed blooms that peep from among the foliage. It is not fully …

Succulents Other / Books

Succulents: The Illustrated Dictionary

The Illustrated Dictionary | A time-tested reference, this first volume includes some of the best-known and most cultivated genera such as Agave, Haworthia, Kalanchoe, and Yucca. …