Palm trees

FAQs about Palm Tree Care

Frequently Asked Questions About Palm Trees There are some basic guidelines to follow when caring for a palm tree. The most important factor to consider is the type of palm tree you have. Different species of palm trees require different levels of care and attention. Once you’ve identified the type

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Cacti in Morning Light

Lifespan Of Cacti

How long do cacti live? Cacti lifespan is highly dependent on the environment in which they live. In general, a cactus can survive for up to two decades in the wild and much longer if cared for properly in an indoor environment. The average lifespan of a healthy cactus kept

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Tropical pineapples growing on tree

Facts About The Pineapple

The pineapple plant is a tropical and subtropical evergreen perennial with many interesting characteristics. It produces an edible, juicy fruit with a unique aroma and flavor that can be enjoyed fresh or processed into jams, sauces, juices, and more. Pineapples are known for their bright yellow-orange color and their spiny

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Tropical plants isolated on white background. Botanical foreground.

Tropical VS Temperate Plants

Is there a difference between the leaves of tropical and temperate plants? Tropical plants tend to have larger, broader leaves than temperate plants. These large leaf surfaces are covered with a wax-like layer that helps them retain moisture in humid environments. Tropical plants also typically have thicker cuticles on their

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jelly palm trees

About The Jelly Palm

The Jelly Palm (Butia capitata) is a unique and attractive palm species native to South America. Its distinct appearance and hardiness make it an ideal choice for gardeners who are looking for something different. The Jelly Palm has an open canopy and its fronds are arranged in a tight rosette

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American Desert Landscape

How long have desert plants been around for?

Desert plants such as yuccas and cacti have been around for millions of years. Fossil records show that they evolved in the arid regions of North America, South America, Africa and Asia more than 50 million years ago. Some species of desert plant, such as agave and saguaro cactus, are

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A saguaro cactus among the boulders in the Sonoran desert

Facts About The Saguaro Cactus

The saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) is a large, tree-like cactus that is native to the Sonoran Desert in Arizona and Mexico. The saguaro has become an iconic symbol of the desert Southwest and is one of the most recognizable plants in North America. It can grow up to 50 feet

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European Fan Palm

Facts About The European Fan Palm

The European fan palm (Chamaerops humilis) is an evergreen shrub or small tree native to the Mediterranean region. It grows in clumps, with multiple stems growing from a single root system. Each stem produces large fan-shaped leaves that are deep green in color and can reach up to 1 meter

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Desert Sotol

Facts About The Desert Sotol

Desert sotol is a unique plant that has become increasingly popular in the Southwest. It is a perennial evergreen shrub with spiny leaves, and grows up to 6 feet tall. The species is native to the Chihuahuan Desert of northern Mexico and southwestern Texas and New Mexico, but it can

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