Did you know that virtually anyone can begin growing palm tree? This recognizable and beautiful tropical staple looks incredible in any home or any yard. Use this thorough and wonderful guide when growing any kind of palm tree. Growing one of these trees really isn’t as hard as you might think it is. They are really easy to care for and will really brighten up any home or yard.
Grow Zone: This palm does best when grown in zones 9-11.
Water and Sun Needs: Full grown trees need 25 gallons of water in the summer months. It’s tropical origins make this the perfect tree to grow in full sun.
Average Size: These are fast growing. Expect trees to reach 8-12 feet tall and 20 feet tall.
Plant Type: Tree
Special Features: Fast growing and extremely drought tolerant. Palm trees are the perfect place for shade, but that’s just how I feel!
How to Get Started: Growing palm trees requires ample light, and tons of space for the massive tree to spread out and grow. Palm trees do well in slightly acidic soil. Make sure they are watered deeply, and once weekly. Make sure palm trees are braced for wind and rough weather with the appropriate materials.
When to Harvest: There is no harvest, but palm trees should be pruned frequently to remove dead leaves.
What to Plant It With: Start growing palm trees with other tropical flowers like hibiscus!
Now you know everything there is to know to successfully grow and care for a Palm tree! Don’t forget these great tips and tricks; save this article or, better yet, get out and plant your very own palm tree today!