Arecastrum romanzoffianum, Syagrus romanzoffiana

Arecastrum romanzoffianum, Syagrus romanzoffiana

Description : Syagrus romanzoffiana is a member of the Arecaceae family. This palm is not heavy in cultivation and should enrich any collection of exotic plants. Syagrus romanzoffiana grows in South America and reaches there 10-25 meters in height. Grown in a pot it reaches a maximum of 3-4 meters. This palm is commonly used in South America for planting public places. It Continue reading “Arecastrum romanzoffianum, Syagrus romanzoffiana”

Latania (Latania loddigesii)

Latania (Latania ioddigesii)

Description: Large leaves of the Latania palm can reach up to 1.5 meters in length. It occurs in East Africa and on the Mascarene. The Latania grows up to 10 meters in height. Fly She comes from the island of Mauritius. The leaves have a bluish hue, they are hard and stiff.

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Fishtail Palm (Caryota mitis)

Fishtail Palm (Caryota mitis)

Description: The species Caryota comes in 27 genera among others. in Australia, New Guinea. We meet Caryota mitis in Burma, Java and the Filipins. The fishtail palm is the only palm tree with double-leaved leaves. These leaves are often called fish tails. The fishtail palm forms seeds after flowering and dies. As a houseplant it grows up to 2-3 meters high.

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Gold Palm (Chrysalidocarpus lutescens, Areca lutescens)

Gold Palm

Description: The Gold Palm comes from Madagascar. It forms bamboo-like trunks with domed, light green leaves, usually composed of pairs of opposite leaflets. On the stems of the older palms are traces of the petioles of the leaves that have long since fallen off. The gold palm grows slowly, as a houseplant it usually reaches up to 1.5 m in height.

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Mountain Palm (Chamaedorea elegans)

Mountain Palm

Description: The mountain palm belongs to the order of the palm family (Arecales). It occurs naturally in Mexico and Guatemala. There it reaches up to 3 m height. The leaves are double-pinnate and large. In room culture it reaches 50 cm height or more in better conditions. The flowers are in drooping inflorescences. They are yellow and look like little balls.
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Stick Palm (Rhapis excelsa)

Stick Palm

Description: Synonyms – Rhapis flabelliformis. The Steckenpalme is a slow growing palm from southwest Asia, probably from China. The trunk is cylindrical and covered with coarse fibers. The leaves are large fens, they consist of 5-8 leaflets, they are dark green, the edges are slightly sawn. The inflorescences are yellow panicles. The Steckenpalme is an ideal houseplant. Continue reading “Stick Palm (Rhapis excelsa)”

Common Jelly Palm (Butia capitata)

Common Jelly Palm

Description: The Common Jelly Palm comes from South America. It is native to Brazil and Uruguay, where it reaches a height of up to 6 m. The massive leaf stalks are covered with small thorns. The Blattwedel are fiederartig and light green. They are slightly bent down and turned spirally. The common jelly palm makes long, yellow-orange inflorescences and later very tasty, Continue reading “Common Jelly Palm (Butia capitata)”

Blue Dwarf Palm (Chamaerops humilis) ‘Cerifera’

Blue Dwarf Palm Cerifera

Description: The Blue Dwarf Palm ‘Cerifera’ is a unique palm tree Subspecies of Chamaerops humilis. It has fabulous, silver-blue, fan-shaped leaves that can be up to 50 cm wide. The petioles are covered with a series of small but sharp spines. The trunk is covered with brown fibers. The blue dwarf palm ‘Cerifera’ grows very slowly. In nature, it occurs in the form of several Continue reading “Blue Dwarf Palm (Chamaerops humilis) ‘Cerifera’”

Compact dwarf palm (Chamaerops humilis) ‘Vulcano’

Compact dwarf palm Vulcano

Description: The compact dwarf palm ‘Vulcano’ is a subspecies of the palm Chamaerops humilis can only in nature can be found on the island of Vulcano (north of Sicily). She is still rare in sales, but she is becoming more and more famous. The develops a beautiful, stiff and compact leaf crown. The petioles have no thorns. The trunk is covered with brown fibers. She is growing very slowly. Continue reading “Compact dwarf palm (Chamaerops humilis) ‘Vulcano’”

Canary Island Date Palm (Phoenix canariensis)

Canary Island Date Palm

Description: The Canary Island Date Palm is a highly decorative palm tree. Their feathery leaves are already adorning many apartments and are reminiscent of the calm, warm and sunny Canary Islands, which they numerously overgrown. You can also meet the Canary Island Date Palm in Arabia and North Africa.
In the wild, it grows up to 15 meters high. The date palm tolerates Continue reading “Canary Island Date Palm (Phoenix canariensis)”