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    BRAHEA ARMATA                  

COMMON NAME: Mexican Blue Palm or Blue Hesper Palm.

DESCRIPTION: Large rigid fan shaped waxy textured leaves coloured silver to blue-green, fibrous trunk, produces arching panicles of yellow-orange flowers.

MAX HEIGHT: Slow growing, 8 to 12 metres.

MAX SPREAD: Up to 7 metres.

CARE: Needs good drainage and full sun to be at its best, plenty of water in summer rather drier in winter.

 
   
BUTIA CAPITATA

COMMON NAME: Jelly Palm.

DESCRIPTION: Strong arching elliptical blue-green leaves, three petaled yellow flowers, wonderful as a conservatory plant or for outdoor use, the fruit from this palm is used to make jelly.

MAX HEIGHT: 12 to 20 feet.
MAX SPREAD: 3 to 5 metres.

CARE: Will grow in any fertile, well drained soil in full sun or partial shade, water regularly, less in winter.



                         
BUTIA ERIOSPATHA                      
                         

COMMON NAME: Woolly Jelly Palm.

DESCRIPTION: Closely related to the Capitata but distinguished by its woolly trunk, strong arching elliptical grey-green leaves, comes from a wetter and cooler area of South America so is better suited to the UK climate.

MAX HEIGHT: 12 to 20 feet.
MAX SPREAD: 3 to 5 metres.

CARE: Very cold-hardy, will grow in any fertile, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade, once established will never need watering.

 

 
                         
BUTIA YATAY                      

COMMON NAME: Jelly Palm.

DESCRIPTION: Very similar in appearance to the Butia capitata, yatay has strong arching blue-green leaves, three petaled yellow flowers, differs from the capitata by its prehistoric looking trunk made up of dead leaf stems, the fruit from this palm is used to make jelly.

MAX HEIGHT: 5 metres.
MAX SPREAD: 4 metres.

CARE: Half hardy, will grow in any fertile, well drained soil in full sun or partial shade, prefers a South facing sheltered position, water regularly, less in winter.


                         
CHAMEAROPS HUMILIS                  
COMMON NAME: New Zealand Cabbage Palm.

DESCRIPTION: Erect, palm-like, evergreen (retains its leaves throughout the winter) tree with arching narrow, light green to yellow-green leaves, mature trees produce creamy small scented white flowers from June to July, followed by white or blue-tinted berries in August.

MAX HEIGHT: 50 feet or more.
MAX SPREAD: 15 feet or more.

CARE: Fertile soil, full sun/partial shade, water thoroughly before planting.


 
                         
CHAMEAROPS HUMILIS ‘CERIFERA’  
                         
COMMON NAME: Blue Mediterranean Fan Palm.

DESCRIPTION: Very hardy, bushy, multi-trunked palm with pale blue-green waxy leaves, grows naturally at altitude in the Atlas Mountains, Morocco.

MAX HEIGHT: 1.8m.
MAX SPREAD: 1.2m.

CARE: Prefers sunny aspect in well-drained, moderately fertile soil but will tolerate poor soils and shade.



 
                         
CORDYLINE AUSTRALIS                  
                         
COMMON NAME: New Zealand Cabbage Palm

DESCRIPTION: Erect, palm-like, evergreen (retains its leaves throughout the winter) tree with arching narrow, light green to yellow-green leaves, mature trees produce creamy small scented white flowers from June to July, followed by white or blue-tinted berries in August. Varieties include Indivisia, Purpurea and Red Cordyline.

MAX HEIGHT: 50 feet or more.
MAX SPREAD: 15 feet or more.

CARE: Fertile soil, full sun/partial shade, water thoroughly before planting.


 
                         
PHOENIX CANARIENSIS                  
                         
COMMON NAME: Canary Island Date Palm.

DESCRIPTION: An impressive foliage plant with a stout trunk and large, leathery deep-green frond-like leaves, mature palms produce bunches of cream, bowl shaped flowers in summer, followed by small, black fruit, ideal for a large container.

MAX HEIGHT: 4m.
MAX SPREAD: 2m.

CARE: Well drained, moist soil, full sun, protect in winter.


 
                         
PHOENIX ROEBELENII                  
COMMON NAME: Miniature Date Palm.

DESCRIPTION: An impressive foliage plant with deep green feather-shaped, arching, glossy leaves, small yellow flowers from May to June, followed by egg-shaped black fruit in August.

MAX HEIGHT: 2m or more.
MAX SPREAD: 2.5m.

CARE: Bright room away from direct sunlight, min temp 60°F / 15°C.


                         
RHAPIS EXCELSA                  
                         
COMMON NAME: Miniature Fan Palm, Lady palm.

DESCRIPTION: A beautiful foliage plant with slender stems and lustrous deep green, glossy pinnate leaves, flowers June to July, ideal house plant.

MAX HEIGHT: 1.2m.
MAX SPREAD: 1.2m.

CARE: Bright room away from direct sunlight, keep leaves clean by occasionally wiping with a damp sponge, can be place outside in the shade in spring and summer.


                       
                         
SYAGRUS ROMANZOFFIANA    
                         
  COMMON NAME: Queen Palm.

DESCRIPTION: Slender palm, with a grey trunk and feathery soft, dense foliage, seed is very easy to germinate, small seedlings carpet the ground under mature palms.

MAX HEIGHT: 15 metres.
MAX SPREAD: 1m to 2m.

CARE: Full sun, drought resistant, very easy to grow in a wide variety of conditions, ideal for indoor use, not hardy in the UK, protect in winter.


                         
TRACHYCARPUS FORTUNEI      
                         
COMMON NAME: New Zealand Cabbage Palm.

DESCRIPTION: Erect, palm-like, evergreen (retains its leaves throughout the winter) tree with arching narrow, light green to yellow-green leaves, mature trees produce creamy small scented white flowers from June to July, followed by white or blue-tinted berries in August.

MAX HEIGHT: 50 feet or more.
MAX SPREAD: 15 feet or more.

CARE: Fertile soil, full sun/partial shade, water thoroughly before planting.


 
                         
TRACHYCARPUS WAGNERIANUS                
 
COMMON NAME: Miniature Chusan Palm or Waggie

DESCRIPTION: A single-stemmed palm with small fan-shaped dark green, glossy leaves, small yellow flowers emerge close to the leaf bases in June, more hardy than the fortunei, more tolerable of cold and wind and exposed locations, ideal grown as a container plant.

MAX HEIGHT: 4-5m.
MAX SPREAD: 1.5m.

CARE: Full sun/partial shade, well drained, fertile soil, frost hardy.


 
TRITHRINAX CAMPESTRIS  
COMMON NAME: Blue Needle Palm

DESCRIPTION: Hardy, slow-growing, clump forming palm, produces stiff, very spiky, silver-grey leaves on top of thick spiny trunk covered with a hessian like fibre

MAX HEIGHT: 20metres
MAX SPREAD: 3.5metres

CARE: Enjoys full sun, well-drained soil, frost hardy to –18 degrees, water regularly in spring and summer.


 
WASHINGTONIA FILIFERA  
COMMON NAME: Cotton Palm, Desert Fan Palm.

DESCRIPTION: A beautiful, fast growing palm with large green segmented, fan-shaped leaves and a sturdy trunk, cream flowers from July to August, ideal as an ornamental showpiece or for conservatories.

MAX HEIGHT: 2.5m.
MAX SPREAD: 1.2m.

CARE: Full sun/partial shade, well-drained, fertile soil, water 2 to 3 times a week in spring and summer, weekly in winter, very cold hardy once mature.