Saturday, July 3, 2010

Canary Island Palm

The Canary island palm is an alluring date palm from Canary islands. This is one of the most majestic of all palms. Slowly it reaches 60 feet in height. Having a thick trunk this palm is suitable for large landscapes.Due to its salt resistance the palm is often used in coastal gardens. It is often used as a street or avenue palm. Found mostly in the Mediterranean and southern parts of United States.It is higly priced but it is such a great palm. The Canary island palm is the best palm from an architectural point of view.

Friday, March 26, 2010

Washington palm

Washington palm (W.Robusta) is a tropical tall palm tree native to California. It has a tall, slender trunk, up to 100 feet tall and large, fan-shaped leaves that create a dense and compact canopy. Dead fronds hang downward and form a dense hula skirt over the trunk. Washington palm loves sunny locations and well-drained soils. They are sensitive to the winter temperature below 20 degrees F and prefer temperatures about 80 degrees F and higher. Washington palms have low watering needs.
Washington palm (Washingtonia robusta) is often used in street plantings and as a specimen landscape palnt.

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Hardy Palm Trees

Hardy palm trees show remarkable qualities to survive in cold winter climates and tolerate a deep winter freeze. The Needle palm, Mazari palma and Windmill palm are known for their frost resistance. There are different types of hardy palm trees that can be grown in northern region: the northern USA and Canada.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Flowering trees

Tropical gardens include palms, cycads, flowering trees and flowers.

Flowering trees produce fragrant blooms at flowering season usually from spring to fall. Blooms range from yellow, bright pink, light red and red. They add seasonal colors to your garden.

Generally flowering trees grow to 20 feet or taller. They grow moderately fast.

When choosing a flowering tree for your garden or landcape consider the color of other existing plants in your yard.

Gardening with palm trees

Gardening is the activity of growing ornamental plants, flowers, palm trees and useful plants such as vegetables, fruits, herbs. Gardening is the art. It is amazing process of creating plans for layout and planting these plans in gardens and landscapes.

Plant world offers thousands of diffrent varieties of plants, trees and palms trees. Selection of palm trees is almost unlimited. They come in different sizes, forms and leaf shapes. Palm trees tropicise any garden and any landscape and set the mood.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Palm tree is a tropical flowering plant

A palm tree is any flowering plant that has a single or multiple stems and pinnate or palmate fronds on the top of the stem or the trunk. There are many different kinds of palm trees. Most of them are trees, but some of them are shrub like.
Palm trees are suitable not only for hot tropical climate, but also for north cold climates.