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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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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Sabal Palmetto

Facts About The Sabal Palmetto

The Sabal palmetto, also known as the Cabbage Palm, is a species of palm tree that is native to the southeastern United States. The Sabal Palmetto has become a symbol of pride and strength in many parts of the region, due to its hardiness and ability to survive extreme weather

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Sabal Louisiana

Facts About The Sabal Louisiana

The Sabal Louisiana Palmetto tree, native to the southeastern United States and parts of Mexico, is known for its stately beauty. This evergreen palm has fan-shaped leaves that grow in a spiral pattern from its single trunk. Its leaves are also quite distinctive, with small spines on their surfaces. The

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Green background of Agave Americana in Mexico, maguey used to make drinks like aguamiel and pulque

Facts About The Agave Americana

About The Agave Americana The Agave Americana, or Century Plant, is a unique species of succulent plant native to parts of North and Central America. It is a large perennial shrub that can grow up to 10 feet (3 meters) tall with long, sharp spines along its stem and leaves.

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Nolina Nelsonii, agave, yucca

Facts About Nolina Nelsonii

About The Nolina Nelsonii Nolina nelsonii is a species of agave which typically grows in very dry and rocky areas. It has a very distinct look, with its long and slender leaves forming an inverted cone shape. The leaves are light green in color with darker stripes and large red

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