Caring For Bismarck Palm

The silver fan fronds of Bismarckia Palm

Bismarckia Nobilis [biz-MAR-kee-uh, NO-bil-iss] is a flowering palm tree native to Madagascar.  It’s the sole species in the Bismarckia genus. Bismarckia Nobilis is commonly called … [Read more]

Tips On Rhapidophyllum Hystrix Care

Rhapidophyllum Hystrix - Needle Palm

Rhapidophyllum Hystrix (rap-ih-doh-FIL-lum, HIS-triks) is a shrub-like evergreen perennial species from the Arecaceae or the palm family.  It is the only plant in the Raphidophyllum … [Read more]

Cardboard Palm Care Tips

Cardboard Palm - Zamia Furfuracea Cycad

A popular houseplant, Zamia furfuracea (ZAM-ee-uh, fur-fur-AH-see-uh), is a plant native to Veracruz State in Mexico.  Despite the common name of cardboard palm, the plant … [Read more]

How To Grow Chamaerops Humilis

Cluster of Chamaerops Humilis

Chamaerops humilis (kam-AY-rops, HEW-mil-is) is a slow-growing evergreen flowering plant species from the Arecaceae or the palm family.  Native to the western and central Mediterranean … [Read more]

Washingtonia Robusta Care Tips

Washingtonia robusta (Mexican fan palm)

The Mexican fan palm or botanically Washingtonia Robusta [Washing-ton-ee-a, roh-BUS-tuh] is a flowering species from the Arecaceae or the palm family.  Contrary to what the … [Read more]

Coontie Palm Care Tips

CLuster of the coontie palm - zamia

The coontie palm or botanically Zamia Pumila [ZAM-ee-uh, POO-mil-uh] is a small cycad from the family Zamiaceae and related to the popular cycad known as … [Read more]

Learn How To Grow A Cat Palm

fronds of the Cat Palm cat palm (Chamaedorea Cataractarum)

The “cat palm” or botanically Chamaedorea Cataractarum [kam-ee-DOR-ee-uh, kat-uh-RAK-tar-um] is a small perennial palm plant from the Arecaceae family.   It is a native plant … [Read more]

Caring For Indoor Palms

Rhapis excelsa – Lady Palm Outstanding for container culture. Bamboo-like canes and fan-shaped leaves. Temperature range of 50-70 degrees. Partial sunlight to shade. Moist soil. … [Read more]