How to Grow and Care for Licuala Grandis

Elegant leaves of the Licuala Grandis palm

Licuala grandis is an incredibly elegant-looking, slow-growing perfect for your new palm collection.  It hails from the lowland rain forests of the Solomon Islands and the Vanuatu Islands near Australia’s

Areca Palm Plant Growing and Care

potted Areca palm growing in shade outdoors.

The Arecaceae family has a whole host of unique plants from across the globe. One of these is the Areca palm, formally known by the botanical name of Chrysalidocarpus lutescens.

Learn How To Grow A Cat Palm

fronds of the Cat Palm cat palm (Chamaedorea Cataractarum)

The “cat palm” or botanically Chamaedorea cataractarum palm [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 of Central America and

How To Care For Canary Island Date Palm

Canary Island Date Palm- Palm Coast Florida

Hailing from the Canary Islands, Phoenix canariensis (FEE-niks kuh-nair-ee-EN-sis) is a relative of the true date palm (Phoenix dactylifera) and produces edible fruiting, if unpalatable, dates. It is the equivalent

Dwarf Date Palm Care: Growing Phoenix Roebelenii

Multi Pygmy Date palm - Phoenix Roebelenii

Phoenix roebelenii (botanical name) [roh-bel-EN-ee-eye] is also known as the dwarf Pygmy Date palm. The plant is also often referred to as Robellini palm [roh-bel-EN-ee]. Pygmy Date Palm Quick Care

Bismarck Palm Care: How To Grow Bismarckia Nobilis

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 named after Otto von Bismarck, the first chancellor of the German Empire. The Bismarckia genus belongs to

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 genus and is native to

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 regions, Europe and North Africa,

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 plant’s scientific name suggests, the

How To Grow Dwarf Palmetto Palm (Sabal Minor)

Sabal Palm (Dwarf Palmetto)

As evident from the common name, Dwarf Palmetto [pahl-MET-oh], also known by its scientific name Sabal Minor [SAY-bal, MY-nor], is one of the smaller plant varieties from the family Arecaceae,

How To Care For Queen Palm Syagrus Romanzoffiana

fronds and green fruit of the Queen Palm (Syagrus Romanzoffiana)

Syagrus Romanzoffiana [Sigh-AY-gruss, Roe-man-zoff-ee-AY-nuh] is a well-known ornamental garden palm tree in the Arecaceae family and Syagrus genus.  It is native to South America, particularly Uruguay, Paraguay, northern Argentina, and

How To Grow The Edible Date Palm

Phoenix dactylifera, also known as the True Date Palm, is a member of the Arecaceae family of plants.  These attractive perennial trees originated in the Middle East, Western Asia, and