Saturday, July 3, 2010

Mexican palm

The Mexican palm is a tall palm tree that reaches 100 feet in height. The mexican palm is always a striking sight. Known also as the Washington palm, this palm is easy recognized for its slender, tall trunk and bright green, fan-shaped leaves. The Mexican palm is widely used as a street tree due to its rapid growth rate and statuesque appearance.

Friday, March 26, 2010

Cabbage Palm

Cabbage palm is a stately and robust palm tree that grows up to 50 feet tall. it is native to Florida's coasts and native landscapes. Growing in upland hardwoods, flatwoods, swamps, wet prairies, marshes and tropical hammocks it is trully the native to Florida palm tree. It is only one of all the Florida trees that represents the Sunshine State. Slash Pine and longleaf pine were also contenders to represent the Florida state.
Cabbage palm can be seeb in any landcape throuthout Florida. It grows as a single plant or groves of trees.

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Canary Island Palm

A Canary island palm is a close relative of the true date palm. It is native to the Canary islands and known as palmera Canaria in its native is used as an ornamental palm in tropical, subtropical and warm temperate regions.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Banana plant

A Banana plant is a great landscape plant. It is highly desired by gardeners and landscapers.It adds a tropical feel to any landscape, pool areas or patios. It has large, long and graceful leaves.A tropical Banana plant has the most beautiful inflorescence-real sweet tasting bananas.It start flowering just 12 months after planting, and it takes 20 months to produce bananas.Bananas can be eatern ripe or cooked.There are many different species of Banana plants. Musa Basjoo is the hardiest one. It can tolerate temperatures down to -20 degrees.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Tropical treasure

Palm tree are the best known cultivated plants. Some of them have been cultivated for thousands of years. For many people palm trees are economically important plants. Their lives depend on these plants. Palm trees provide food, shelter, fuel and other important things for them.