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Armata is commonly known as Mexican blue palm and is a large evergreen tree of
the palm family Arecaceae.
It grows to a
height of 15 metres with a stout 45cm trunk diameter.
bluish leaves are up to 2,5 metres, with 1-metre long petioles.
inflorescences extend out beyond the crown, reaching 5 metres in length. The
flowers themselves are small, appearing in February and March, while the fruits
are 18–24 millimetres in length, brown and with a generally ovoid to globose
It is drought tolerant and can handle both partial shade and full sun.
Capitata, also known as jelly palm, is a very suitable ornamental plant for
It is a single
trunk palm with a diameter of 30/50 cm and a height of about 6 m. The leaves
are 2.5 m long, strongly and elegantly arched with more or less intense bluish
It is a
monoicous plant that produces a short and very ramified inflorescence.
The fruits are, about 3 cm long, ovoid and yellow/red/orange in colour.
Chamaerops Excelsa (Trachycarpus Fortunei)
(Chamaerops excelsa) is a plant that can be bred both in pots and outdoors. In
pots it does not exceed 180 cm of height while in full ground it can reach 3.5
meters in height.
characterized by light green, fan-shaped leaves.
The yellow flowers are gathered in very voluminous cobs that produce dark-coloured
is a genus of flowering plant in the palm family Arecaceae.
It is a
shrub-like clumping palm, with several stems growing from a single base.
The stems grow
slowly and reach 2m tall with a trunk diameter of 10-15 cm.
Humilis has leaves with petioles terminating in rounded fans of 10-20 leaflets.
are borne in short inflorescences at the tops of plants. The number of flowers
per inflorescence is highly variable for both male and female plants, depending
on the size of the inflorescence.
Unripe fruits are bright green, turning to dull yellow to brown as they
ripen during autumn.
also known as Queen Palm is a palm native to South America.
It is a
medium-sized palm, quickly reaching maturity at a height of up to 12-15 m tall,
with pinnate leaves.
The palm has a
wide introduced range due to its popularity as an ornamental garden tree.
Queen palm trees grow to 15 m tall and their canopies can spread to 7.6
m. Like many tall palms, the trunk is straight and branchless, but crowned with
a canopy of palm leaves.
Australis is a branched monocot tree in the Asparagacee family.
It grows up to
15m tall with a stout trunk and sword-like leaves, which are clustered at the
tips of the branches.
In spring, sweetly perfumed flowers are produced in large panicles
50-100 cm long, while fruits are white berries 5-7 mm in diameter.
Circinalis is a plant of the family Cycadaceae with a cylindrical and sturdy
stem that can reach 10 meters high and 30-40 cm in diameter.
leaves, picking, 2-3 m long and 30-40 cm wide, are arranged in a terminal tuft
composed of several crowns.
circinalis plants bear yellowish-brown cones, which are egg-shaped to conical.
Like other Cycas species, the female plants do not bear cones; instead they
carry ovules and seeds on large, leaf-like sporophylls.
The seeds of Cycas circinalis are quite small
(up to 39 millimetres long) with a light reddish-yellow fleshy covering.
is a species of gymnosperm in the family Cycadaceae.
symmetrical plant supports a crown of shiny, dark green leaves on a thick
shaggy trunk that is typically about 20 cm in diameter.
The leaves are
a deep semi glossy green and about 50–150 cm long.
stiff, narrow leaflets are 8–18 cm long and have strongly recurved or revolute
edges. The basal leaflets become more like spines.
As with other cycads, it is dioecious, with the males bearing pollen
cones (strobilus) and the females bearing groups of megasporophylls.
Pollination can be done naturally by insects or artificially.
a genus of Mexican plants which includes 17 species.
an evergreen shrub with a single unbranched trunk up to 40 cm thick growing to
1.5 m tall, though often recumbent on the ground. The leaf blade is slender,
35–100 cm long, gray-green, with a toothed margin. The leaves radiate from the
centre of the plant's apex in all directions.
stem grows above the foliage, to a height of 5 m tall, and 3 cm in diameter.
The stem is topped by a long plume of straw-coloured small flowers about 2.5 cm
long with six tepals.
The colour of the flower determinate the gender of the plant, being
mostly white coloured for males and purple-pink for females. The fruit is an
oval dry capsule 5–8 mm long, containing a single seed.
It is an
evergreen shrub native to Madagascar. Adult specimens can reach 2-3 meters in
fleshy, thick and sturdy stems of light brown colour, which becomes greyish
At the apex of each trunk there is a dense canopy consisting of 150 cm
long, curved bright green leaves. The specimens of large size produce in the
summer long pendulous inflorescences made up of small white flowers. There are
many species of Dracena, which are usually cultivated in containers as
Forsteriana is a slow growing plant which reaches heights of 15 m.
It also known
as Kentia Plant and has very elegant fronds and slender trunk. In fact, it has
about three dozen drooping leaves. The leaves are pinnate and grow up to 3.7 m
long with thornless 1.2-1.5 m petioles (leaf stems).
The trunk is swollen at the base and has slightly raised annular trunk
rings. The kentia palm produces an inflorescence which consists of white
flowers on 3-7 spikes which are fused at their bases. Male and female flowers
are produced in the same inflorescence. Mature fruits are dull red and egg
Chilensis (family Arecaceae) is a slow growing plant; in fact, it takes several
years until the Jubea starts getting its size.
It can reach
more than 30 m with immense dark-grey trunk of 1 m or more in diameter.
crown supports between 40 and 50 green or blue grey, pinnate leaves, which on
dying, fall cleanly to the ground rather than persisting on the stem.
The Chilean wine palm flowers from November to December with fruits
ripening from January onwards.
It is a plant that belongs to the Agavacee family. It is an evergreen with a very slow growth; it has a shrub or arboreal habit with a largely columnar shape. Its maximum size reaches 10 meters in height and 5/8 meters in extension. It possesses very ornamental foliage; the leaves are light green or even dark green, long, gathered in small groups placed at the apex of the branches. They have a leathery appearance and are equipped with toothed margins, their length varies from 60 to 100 cm.
Available The Phoenix canariensis, commonly known as the Canarian palm tree, is a large, solitary palm with a sturdy trunk up to 40 meters high. The leaves are pinnate, dark green, from 4 to 6 meters long. The fruit is an oval drupe of yellow / orange color when ripe, which contains a large single seed; the pulp is edible but subtle and less palatable than the fruit of the Phoenix dactylifera.
Available The date palm (Phoenix dactylifera) is a plant belonging to the Arecaceae family. The trunk can 'be up to 30 meters high, but usually does not exceed 15/20 meters. Often many trunks are generated from a single root system, but isolated specimens can also be obtained. The leaves are pinnate, stiff, green / gray, 3/5 m long with spiny petiole and about 150 linear / acuminate leaves, 30 cm long and 2 cm broad, glaucoma in the lower part. The foliage can reach a diameter of 10 meters. The palm is dioecious: the male and female plants both have small, light colored flowers grouped in large cluster-shaped inflorescences. Pollination in nature occurs by means of the wind but for plants grown for commercial purposes it is generally practiced artificially. The fruit, the date, is a cylindrical drupe 3/7 cm long and 2/3 cm broad, which, when ripe, takes on a dark color. Its edible part is the very sugary and fleshy pericarp.
The Phoenix Roebelenii is a very small and elegant palm tree of Asian origin. It has a bushy habit with a stem of maximum height of 2.5 meters. It is a slow growing perennial plant; it has slender, arcuate and dark green leaves of about 1 meter, formed by opposite thin leaves, which give the hair a light and refined appearance. It is a dioecious plant, so there are specimens with only male flowers and others with only female flowers. This type of palm has been endowed with exceptional properties, in fact it is able to purify the air of environments closed by polluting substances.
The Californian palm (Washingtonia filifera) is a native palm tree of Southern California. In optimal conditions it grows up to 25/30 m. The leaves have a long petiole up to 2 meters. It can withstand temperatures up to minus 15 degrees, in fact it is one of the most resistant palms for temperate climates. This palm is suitable for creating public trees on the coasts and is widely cultivated in private gardens; it is often planted for its rusticity and adaptability to different climates and soils, even if there is no optimal growth in soils with water stagnations.
The Mexican palm (Washingtonia robusta) is a native palm of the north / west of Mexico and it is used as an ornamental tree. Its height varies from 15 meters to 30 meters if grown in the ground. It has a stocky stalk, straight and bristly, the leaves are large and arranged in the shape of a fan, the spadix inflorescences give way to the fruits, which are black, spherical drupes, placed on the axis of the inflorescence.
Trachycarpus fortunei also called Fortune palm, Chinese or Chinese palm and also Chusan palm is a plant belonging to the Arecaceae family. It is a small tall palm in general 4-12 m. The jamb is covered by the frayed remains of the foliar bases. The leaves are fan-shaped, composed of several segments welded from the base to about half a leaf, are brought to the top of the stem and are 60-90 cm wide. The male flowers are yellow, the female greenish, have a diameter of 2-4 mm and are carried on branched spadici long even 1 mt. The fruits are reniform drupes of variable color from yellow to black. Each fruit is about 10-12 mm long. The infructescences are bunches.
The Trithrinax campestris or Caranday palm is a palm that reaches 6 meters in height. It is very rustic and grows in arid, well-drained, rocky soils. Its distinctive features are its compact form, short, green gray foliage, and the trunk completely hidden by dry dry branches (coat) remaining from previous seasons.