Proper Care of Sago Palms (Cycas Revoluta)

If you are a beginner at growing palms and looking for something that is relatively hands off, the Sago palm is an excellent candidate. Proper care of Sago palms isn’t that complicated and can be a great palm-like plant for you to start out with. While not technically a true palm, Sagos are actually a … Read more

Can You Grow Palm Trees From Cuttings?

Example of a Multi-Trunking Majesty Palm

For the last few years I have been growing many palm trees from seed, especially cold hardy varieties.  It’s a fun hobby, going out and collecting as many palm seeds as possible to build an awesome collection of palms for my yard.  Recently I became curious if you can grow palm trees from cuttings and … Read more

8 Cold Hardy Palms For Shady Areas

While palms in general are known for their love of sunlight, it may come as a surprise that there are some palm species out there that will tolerate and in some cases prefer low light and part sun conditions. If your yard is a bit “sun challenged” then here’s a list of some cold hardy … Read more

A Closer Look At Needle Palm Trees and Where To Grow Them

Needle Palm Tree

Needle Palm trees may be the most cold hardy palm on the planet! They have the ability to withstand brief temperature dips down to approximately -15 F with little to no damage. With some protection, Needle palms can possibly survive even colder temperatures. Due to their tolerance for such frigid temperatures, they are quite popular … Read more

9 Cold Hardy Palm Trees For the Desert

Palm Trees for the Desert- California Fan Palm

If you live in a desert climate then you are aware that temperature swings are pretty normal, especially at higher elevations. Many times these areas will only plant a few species of palms at most, but are there other types you can try?  Absolutely! There are several proven cold hardy palm trees for the desert … Read more

8 Popular Hardy Palm Trees For Small Gardens

Palm Trees for Small Gardens- Pygmy Date Palm

Just like many other types of trees out there, palm trees can be large, small or somewhere in between, but what if you live in colder areas? Are there also cold hardy palm trees for small gardens? Luckily for folks with limited space, there are quite a few cold hardy palms that will stay smaller … Read more