Cold Hardy Tropical PalmHave you ever admired a palm tree and wished you could have one of your own? Well Windmill Palm is your chance! This extremely cold hardy palm is an excellent option for those who live in areas where most palms would struggle.Plant one near an entrance, along a driveway or even in containers on your porch. Unlike other palms that commonly drop debris, Windmill tends to remain as neat as a pin.Your Windmill Palm is a treasure among palm trees! Huge, fan-like fronds appear as if gathered together to form a rounded head atop a tall, straight trunk. The foliage has a green to yellow-green coloration with a somewhat silver underside.The trunk itself is easily recognizable as the classic, tropical palm trunk we all know and love. Rough, hairy-like fibers present a shredded-like appearance for that one-of-a-kind look that only improves with age.As if an easy-to-grow tropical palm tree wasn’t enough, your Windmill Palm features bonus, decorative features. Clusters of petite, yellow flowers form long panicles to adorn your Windmill Palm in the spring.By fall, small yellow/black drupes appear to close out the season. If you’re inclined toward crafts, you may wish to make use of some of your palms for projects. Native to China, this palm tree has been used for thousands of years in the making of rope, cloth and other items.Windmill Palm will grow from 20-40 feet with a 10-foot crown, depending upon the conditions. It prefers full to partial sun and is adaptable to a variety of soil types, as long as well-drained. Windmill Palm is pest resistant, pollution tolerant and even deer tend to leave it alone.For a tropical feel in an easy-to-grow tree, you can’t go wrong with this cold-hardy Windmill Palm.* Tropical look * Cold-hardy * Spring flowers * No mess palm tree.
Popular, Hardy Palm with Delicious FruitJelly Palm (also known as the Pindo Palm) is not only one of the most popular of the feather palm varieties, but also one of the hardiest. Use one as a specimen plant for your landscape away from walkways (due to its summer fruit), or group with other palms. It also works well for urban environments in poorer soils, or containers when young.Your Jelly Palm is easily recognizable for its curving foliage. The 5 to 10-foot, fan-type leaves (so classic to palms), consist of elegant grey/green-hued leaves that arch up, and then inward back toward the impressive trunk.The trunk itself tends to grow straight and true with a 1.5-foot circumference decorated with the leaf stalks of previous years. The stalks can easily be trimmed for a more manicured look to the grey trunk if you prefer.In late spring, small yellow/red flowers appear in clusters, eventually transitioning to the fruit this palm is known for. A bit larger than a cherry, the round to oval-shaped, yellow fruit is ready for harvest in mid to late summer.Both sweet and tart, it has a somewhat fibrous flesh with a fruity bouquet reminiscent of variations of pineapple, apple and banana, (depending upon the soil conditions). It’s excellent for use in jelly (thus the name). Some also ferment the fruit for use as a wine.Jelly Palm will grow to 20 feet with a 15-foot spread. It’s disease resistant, drought tolerant and doesn’t mind the cold. Jelly Palm can be expected to live up to 80 years and is obviously a great investment in a palm that’s easy to care for and sure to provide enjoyment for years to come.* Elegant tropical appearance* Summer fruit * Spring flowers * Extremely hardy.
Cold Hardy, Versatile PalmMediterranean Fan Palm is one of the most versatile and ornamental of the palms. It’s even cold tolerant, and in fact one of the hardiest palm trees you’ll find. Plant one as a specimen tree in your front yard or along a walkway for a distinctive welcome to your home. Imagine using Fan Palms as container plants for your patio where some subtle back-lighting will highlight their gently swaying fronds and the unique shadowed patterns they cast. What a tropical, restful feel this palm can bring to your home! Your Mediterranean Fan Palm is a multi-trunked palm that can be left to grow naturally in a shrub-like manner. However, many prefer to prune it into a bundle-like appearance that highlights the rough-hewn, tropical trunk that palms are so well-known for. Each blade of the huge, fan-like, palmate foliage is 36-inches or longer, creating a spectacular “palm”. The 24-inch wide palm leaves form a symmetrical crown atop the 4-foot stems that support them from the trunk. Their blue-green coloring creates a superb accompaniment to the darker trunk. Fan Palm’s evergreen nature provides year-round interest and is so versatile that it can even be grown indoors as a houseplant if desired. In the spring, tiny yellow blooms will barely peek out at you from behind the foliage stems, transitioning by autumn into tiny drupes. These dark yellow/brown fruits ripen to provide a valuable treat for your wildlife. Mediterranean Fan Palm will grow 10 to 15 feet in height with an equal spread. It has no significant disease concerns, is low maintenance and considered very easy to grow. Once established, Fan Palm is even drought tolerant. An exotic Palm tree with a hardy nature, the Mediterranean Fan Palm is an easy way to bring a tropical ambience to your landscape today. * Evergreen, tropical appearance* Cold hardy * Versatile * Can be grown indoors.