Yucca rostrata

Scientific Name: Yucca rostrata
Common Name: Beaked Yucca
Sold As: 24″ thru 30″   $3 per inch overall
Full Grown: 15 ft
Description: The Yucca rostrata is a single trunked yucca that grows best in full sun with adequate drainage. It is also very cold tolerand, capable of surviving temperatures of 5 to 10 degrees Fahrenhei.

Livistona australis

Scientific Name: Livistona australis
Common Name:
Sold As: 4ft tks thru 10 ft tks     $20 per tk ft
Full Grown:
Description: Suitable for light sandy soils.

Cardboard Palm

Scientific Name: Zamia furfuracea
Common Name: Cardboard Palm
Sold As:     15gal. $50    
Field grown $80  30″ to 40″ spread (out of stock).       Container grown   30″ to40″  $50
Description: Relatively small in size, this charming cycad is tough enough to survive occasional neglect and harsh environments. The leaflets have a cardboard feel to them, hence the name Cardboard Palm. Males and females produce cones that break open to release bright red seeds. Zamia furfuracea is a low-growing,clumping cycad. It is advisable to plant cardboard palms in areas with good drainage and full sun.
Origin: Eastern Mexico, Veracruz
Climate: Cardboard palms grow well in coastal, tropical, subtropical, and warm temperate regions.
History: Furfuracea means “covered with loose wool or scales.”

Mexican Fan Palm

Scientific Name: Washingtonia robusta
Common Name: Mexican Fan Palm

Sold As: 4ft thru 29ft $12 per tk ft

SOLD OUT 12′ thru 15′

Full Grown: 90 feet
Description: Washingtonia robusta has taller, thinner trunks than Washingtonia filifera. Because Washingtonia robusta is not as robust in appearance as Washingtonia filifera, the names of these two species are often confused. Another notable difference is that Mexican Fan palm trees lack the skirt of dead fronds that is seen on the California Fan palm.
Origin: Southern Baja California, Mexico
Climate: Washingtonia robusta is less cold hardy than Washingtonia filifera. 30s° F
History:The genus name honors George Washington. The epithet is Latin for “robust.”

California Fan Palm

Scientific Name: Washingtonia filifera
Common Name: California Fan Palm
Sold As: 4 ft  ,  5 ft and 6 ft trunks                 $15.00 per tk ft
Full Grown: 60 feet
Description: Washingtonia filifera is a solitary growing popular palm tree. California Fan Palms will maintain a skirt of dead leaves, unless they are trimmed. Washingtonia filifera is distinguishable from Washingtonia robusta by its shorter, thicker trunk. The palm fronds are also noticeably different with drooping tips, and curling fibers in the frond margins.
Origin: California, Western Arizona, Northeastern Baja California
Climate: Washingtonia filifera is only cold hardy and drought tolerant when it has reached a mature size.
History: The genus name honors George Washington. Filifera is Latin for “thread-bearing” and alludes to the thin, white, curling fibers on the palm fronds.

Queen Palm (Cocos Plumosa)

Scientific Name: Syagrus romanzoffiana
Common Name: Queen Palm (Cocos Plumosa)
Sold As: 5ft -15 ft                      $15.00 per tk ft
Full Grown: 50 feet
Description: Queen Palm, also known as Cocos Plumosa, has a smooth, erect, grayish trunk ringed with evenly spaced leaf scars and is topped with a large canopy of gentle, thornless limbs.
Origin: South America
Climate: Freezing point is 25° F. Queen Palm is not drought tolerant, and will grow rapidly, and robustly when irrigated frequently.
History: Romanzoffiana is a Latinized form of the Russian surname “Romanzoff” and honors an 18th-century count. The original scientific name, plumosa, means “feather-like.”

Texas Sabal

Scientific Name: Sabal texana
Common Name: Texas Sabal
Sold As: 3 ft  to  4 ft trunks             $40.00 per tk ft
Full Grown: 50 feet
Description: Texas Sabal is a solitary, robust species of sabal. It is indigenous to the area of South Texas known as the Rio Grande Valley and Mexico, where it thrives in the hot, dry climate.
Origin: Rio Grande Valley, Texas and Mexico
Climate: Lowland, tropical, hot climates
History: Texas Sabal is also known as Sabal mexicana.

Traveler’s Palm

Scientific Name: Ravenala madagascariensis
Common Name: Traveler’s Palm
Sold As: Small  $80.00 per plant Large $120.00
Full Grown: 40 feet
Description: Not an actual palm tree, but has a palm-like trunk. Banana-like leaves arranged in a fan shaped pattern.
Origin: Madagascar
Climate: Tropical climate
History: Common name refers to the potable water found in parts of the tree that can be drunk by thirsty travelers.

Silver Date Palm

Scientific Name: Phoenix sylvestris
Common Name: Silver Date Palm
Sold As: 4ft tks  to    5 ft tks               $40.00 per tk ft
Description: Phoenix sylvestris closely resembles Phoenix canariensis, although the trunk is not as massive. However, the Silver Date Palm has been known to grow faster than the Canary Island Date Palm. The leaves appear grayish-silver to bluish green, hence the common name Silver Date Palm.
Origin: Southern Pakistan, India
History: Sylvestris is Latin for “of the forest.” The sap of the unopened blossoms can be fermented into alcohol or concentrated into syrup, and it is the main source of sugar in Bengal.

Cliff Date Palm

Scientific Name: Phoenix rupicola
Common Name: Cliff Date Palm
Sold As: New field with 30″ trunks       $80 per palm
Full Grown: 30 feet
Description: This fascinating palm grows naturally among the cliffs and rocks of India. It is very tidy in appearance as it does not retain old front bases, so the trunk remains clean and smooth. The soft light green fronds sprout in levels, giving the palm an elegantly refined appeal.
Origin: India
Climate:  zone 9b

Pygmy Date Palm

Scientific Name: Phoenix roebelenii
Common Name: Pygmy Date Palm
Sold As: (3ft to 8ft trunks ) Sgl tk/ dbl tk     $45.00 per trunk   (any height)
Full Grown: 8 -10feet
Description: Pygmy Date Palm is extremely popular for its dwarfed size and slender form. This palm tree is considered the miniature species of the Phoenix family. The shapely trunk of Phoenix roebelenii curves slightly and the fronds arch gently to form a beautiful dark green crown. Phoenix roebelenii is naturally clustering in the wild, but also grows solitary in cultivation.
Origin: Northern Laos, Vietnam, Southern China
Climate: Pygmy Date Palm is not cold tolerant and needs frequent watering.
History: The epithet is a Latinized form of the German surname “Roebelin” and honors the man who first collected the species in Laos.

Ceylon Date Palm

Scientific Name: Phoenix pusilla
Common Name: Ceylon Date Palm
Sold As: 4 ft trunk  thru 12 ft trunks         $12.00 per tk ft
Full Grown: 30 ft
Description: Phoenix pusilla is a solitary growing palm tree. The trunk is fairly slender and coarse. The Ceylon Date Palm is distinctive because the petiole stem bases stay attached to the trunk rather than being shed as the tree grows. This species of Phoenix palm is easily grown and adapts well to most, well-drained soils.
Origin: Southern India and Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon)
Climate: Phoenix pusilla has proven to be a very cold tolerant palm tree.
History: The name Pusilla is Latin for “tiny” or “weak.”

True Date Palm

Scientific Name: Phoenix dactylifera
Common Name: True Date Palm
Sold As: (2 1/2  to 3ft available)               $40.00 per trunk ft
Full Grown: 80 ft
Description: The True Date Palm has grey-green leaves and is famous for its edible fruit which are only produced in hot, dry climates. The particular variety of Phoenix dactylifera that we grow is Deglet Noor.
Origin: Syria, North Africa, Middle East
Climate: Date Palms are excellent coastal plants. Phoenix dactylifera (Deglet Noor) succeeds very well in hot, dry inland areas as well as cold-temperate regions (though flowers may rarely develop in colder climates).
History: The name dactylifera is thought to come from the Latin word for “finger” which may be a reference to the shape of the date fruit clusters.

Canary Island Date Palm

Scientific Name: Phoenix canariensis
Common Name: Canary Island Date Palm
Sold As: 2 ft  to    3 ft tk                       $40.00 Per tk ft
Full Grown: 60 – 70 feet overall
Description: This eye-catching palm is one that should be given considerable room to grow. Although it is very slow growing at first, the growth rate increases once the trunk reaches its full diameter. Its long, dark green palm fronds are spiny at the base and punctuated by clustering, golden fruits. Canary Island Date palms are solitary growing and widely cultivated throughout the world. Phoenix canariensis has proven to be hardy in inland districts, tolerating heat, frost, poor soil, and dry conditons.
Origin: Canary Islands
Climate: Freezing point is 18° F. Drought tolerant when established.
History: Phoenix is a Latinized form of the Greek word for “Date palm.” The epithet is Latin for “-of the Canaries.”

Triangle Palm

Scientific Name: Neodypsis decaryi
Common Name: Triangle Palm
Sold As: 3ft tk  thru 6ft trunks    $20.00 per tk ft
Full Grown: 15-20 feet
Description: The three-sided feature of the Triangle Palm tree trunk makes it easily identifiable and widely popular. Once the Triangle Palm reaches a certain height, the trunk will feature a round lower portion, while retaining the triangular shape in the upper section. The leaves are firm and upright, dropping only at the tips. The leaflets are an interesting grey-green color. In cultivation, the triangle palm is sturdy, and grows quickly. Neodypsis decaryi has proven itself to be quite adaptable when transplanted.
Origin: Madagascar
Climate: Tropical and subtropical regions
History: Named after R. Decary who was the first person to collect a specimen.

Chinese Fan Palm

Scientific Name: Livistona chinensis
Common Name: Chinese Fan Palm
Sold As: 4ft tk thru 13 ft tk available                  $15.00 per tk ft
Full Grown: 25 feet
Description: The Chinese fan palm displays fan-shaped leaves with long, drooping leaf tips that lose rigidity and relax downward. This palm tree grows solitary, but provides ample shade when planted in groups.
Origin: Southern Japanese Islands and Taiwan
Climate: Freezing point is 17° F. It withstands drought but only looks its best and grows its fastest with regular and adequate moisture.
History: Livistona honors Patrick Murray, baron of Livingston, a 17th-century Scottish nobleman and gardener. The name Chinensis is Latin for “of China,” although the species is actually native to Japan and Taiwan.

Gum Palm

Scientific Name: Dioon spinulosum
Common Name: Gum Palm
Sold As: 5 gal container   $25 –    15 gal container  $80
Full Grown:
Description: One of the tallest of all cycads.
Origin: Mexico
Climate: Warm tropical and subtropical regions. Grows well in partial shade.
History: Spinulosum means “with small spines,” in reference to the leaflet margins.

Mexican Sago

Scientific Name: Dioon edule
Common Name: Mexican Sago
Sold As: 8 inch trunk  field grown B&B     $80.00 per plant
Full Grown: 24 inch trunk
Description: Very slow growing.
Origin: Mexico
Climate: Subtropical and warm temperate climates
History: Edule means “edible” in reference to the local use of the seeds.

Sago Palm

Scientific Name: Cycas revoluta
Common Name: Sago Palm
Sold As: 2ft tk $65 per palm/   3ft tk $100 per palm
Full Grown: 10 feet overall
Description: A medium-sized member of the cycad family, Cycas revoluta is the most commonly cultivated cycad in the world. Sago palm is immediately distinguishable by the strongly revolute, or backward bending, leaflets. Cycas revoluta is also the only species of cycad to have hairy seeds, which were once used as a food source by indigenous people. Male Sagos produce cones and females produce flowers. Sago Palms also grow pups that sprout out of the sides of the trunk. It must be noted that Sago Palms are not actually palm trees.
Origin: Japanese Islands
Climate: Temperate, subtropical, and tropical regions; Very cold-hardy.
History: Revoluta refers to the strongly revolute margins of the leaflets. Sago Palm is often referred to as the “King Sago.”

Mediterranean Fan Palm

Scientific Name: Chamaerops humilis
Common Name: Mediterranean Fan Palm
Sold As: 6ft. over- all          $80.00 per palm
Full Grown: 20 feet
Description: Clustering, but sometimes solitary. Slow growing.
Origin: Mediterranean Coast
Climate: Freezing point is 15° F. Drought tolerant.
History: Chamaerops is derived from two Greek words meaning “dwarf” and “shrub.” Humilis is Latin for “humble” or “small.”

Fishtail Palm

Scientific Name: Caryota mitis
Common Name: Fishtail Palm
Sold As: 8ft  trunks  $100.00 per clump 12ft trunks  $150.00 per clump
Full Grown: May reach over 16 feet in warmer regions.
Description: This gentle garden palm is recognized by its clustering stems and bipinnate fronds with unusual leaflets resembling fishtails. Although each stem is monocarpic and dies after its fruit matures, the plant is long-lived because every stem is replaced by new basal shoots. Caryota mitis requires adequate drainage, rich soil, and plenty of water. Fishtail palms are fast growing and are especially responsive to nitrogenous fertilizers.
Origin: India – South-East Asia
Climate: Sufficiently cold-hardy.
History: Caryota is derived from the Greek word caryon, meaning “a nut”. Mitis is Latin for “mild”, “gentle”, or “unarmed”.

Pindo Palm

Scientific Name: Butia capitata
Common Name: Pindo Palm
Sold As: 2ft thru 5ft trunk  $45.00 per tk ft
Full Grown: 20 feet
Description: Pindo Palm is a solitary growing tree. These specimens are cold hardy as well as drought tolerant. These palm trees make notably attractive garden trees and may withstand poor soils as long as it is well drained. Butia capitata is identified by its stout, woody trunk and distinctive, blue-green palm fronds which arch distinctively towards the ground.
Origin: Southern Brazil and Uruguay
Climate: Drought tolerant. Cold hardy.
History: Butia, is a Portuguese corruption of an aboriginal term meaning “spiny.” Capitata is Latin for “with a head,” an allusion to the shape of the leaf crown.

Everglades Palm

Scientific Name: Acoelorrhaphe wrightii
Common Name: Everglades Palm
Sold As: 6 ft trunks  $80 –     8 ft trunks   $120 per palm
Full Grown: 20-30 feet
Description: Clumping. Slender trunks covered with brown fiber. If left untrimmed, lateral expansion is significant.
Origin: Florida
Climate: Cold tolerance to 20°F. Full sun or partial shade. Loves moisture, but is somewhat drought tolerant.
History: Formerly known as Paurotis wrightii.