Palm Fact Sheets

June 12, 2016
16' Bismarck Palm in the Field

Bismarck Palm

Bismarckia nobilis Native to Madagascar, the Bismarck Palm makes a big impact in any landscape. With mature heights ranging between thirty to sixty feet and spreads […]
June 11, 2016

Caranday Wax Palm

Copernicia alba The slow growing Caranday, or Wax Palm, is an often overlooked member of the Copernicia family that can make a high impact both indoors […]
June 10, 2016

Chinese Fan Palm

Livistona chinensis The slow growing, Chinese Fan Palm, or Livistonia chinesis, originates from southern Japan and China. It is also known by names such as the […]
June 9, 2016
European Fan Palm

European Fan Palm

Chamaerops humilis The slow growing European Fan Palm, often called the Mediterranean Fan Palm, is an ideal palm for commercial or residential landscapes’. It not only […]
June 9, 2016

Mule Palm

X Butiagrus nabonnandii The Mule Palm is a rare hybrid cross between a Butia capitata and Syagrus romanzoffiana. This palm, just like the mule animal, is […]
June 8, 2016

Paurotis Palm

Acoelorrhaphe wrightii A native of South America, the Paurotis Palm is known as the Everglades Palm because of its natural proliferation throughout the Florida Everglades. Though […]
June 7, 2016

Pindo Palm

Butia capitata The Pindo Palm is a medium-sized palm and a popular landscaping plant due to its superior tolerance to cold, drought, salt and pests compared […]
June 6, 2016

Queen Palm

Butia capitata This fast growing, single-trunked palm is crowned by a head of soft, bright green, glossy leaves that grow upward more than outward, forming a […]
June 5, 2016

Reclinata Palm

Phoenix reclinata Native of Senegal, a country in the northeastern part of sub-Saharan Africa, Reclinata is a beautiful and fairly unusual palm that grow in huge […]
June 4, 2016

Ribbon Palm

Livistona decipiens The Ribbon Palm is a very graceful palm with a weeping look to it. Native to the east coast of Queensland, Australia, it received […]
June 3, 2016

Roebelenii Palm

Phoenix roebelenii The Roebelenii palm, also known as Miniature Date Palm or Pygmy Date Palm, is an attractive slow growing dwarf palm. They are typically grown […]
June 2, 2016

Rupicola Palm

Phoenix rupicola Known as one of the easiest palms to grow, the Rupicola Palm, commonly known as the Cliff Date Palm, is originally from the foothills […]
May 2, 2016

Sabal Minor ‘Dwarf Palmetto’

Sabal minor The The Sabal Minor, also known as the Dwarf Palmetto, is a fan palm evergreen valued for its hardiness and tropical appearance. This Florida […]
May 1, 2016

Saw Palmetto ‘Green’

Serenoa repens ‘Green’ The Saw Palmetto ‘Green’ is known for growing wild in Florida’s natural landscape; however, it is also a common plant for home landscapes […]
May 1, 2016

Saw Palmetto ‘Silver’

Serenoa repens ‘Silver’ The Saw Palmetto ‘Silver’ is the less common variety of Saw Palmetto, acting as a unique addition to a landscape with its silver-green […]
February 2, 2016

Sylvester Palm

Phoenix sylvestris The Sylvester Palm is commonly known by many names, such as the Silver Date Palm, Sugar Date Palm and Wild Date Palm. This popular […]
January 1, 2016

Washingtonia Palm

Washingtonia robusta The Washingtonia or Mexican Fan Palm is commonly seen around 40 to 50 feet but capable of reaching heights of up to 80 feet, […]
April 1, 2015

Windmill Palm

Trachycarpus fortunei The Windmill Palm is an attractive palm which sports a compact crown with large, fan-like, green foliage. It has distinctive, hairy, black fibers covering […]

Detailed horticultural information about palms grown at Cherrylake including hardy range, mature height and spread, growth rate, ornamental characteristics and optimal growing environment.