The palm family, Arecaceae or Palmae, includes about 2.400 species, native to warm climates of the world, ranging from delicate tropical species to cold hardy palms. Some palms can be planted outdoors in Central Europe and stand hard freezes, well below -10 ºC (14 F). Those who live in Mediterranean countries can grow a larger number of species outdoors. Some growers in coastal Southern Europe are now raising outdoor collections of palms containing more than 100 species.
Canarius will only ship robust palms, grown in small pots to reduce shipping costs and handling problems. So transplant them to larger pots shortly after you receive the package. Be prepared to give them the best. Some palms can take snow, some can live indoors or in pots, and some are very tropical. Just choose one that can thrive in your conditions.
What palms can grow in your area? Read our list of Cold Resistant Palms for Europe. Visit Canarius blog and learn more about our palms. You will see pictures from the nurseries: different types of New Zealand Palms, Bottle Palms with superior root quality.
Elegant kentia palm from the Lord Howe Island. Howea belmoreana is the rarer sister of the enormously common "common kentia", Howea forsteriana, which is produced by millions units as the perfect house plant. Howea belmoreana is similar in many aspects but its leaves arch in the opposite sense and its segments point upwards.
h= 30-60 cm - Cont. 14-16 cm. Distinctive small palm, with a grey bottle-shaped trunk. Hyophorbe lagenicaulis has a waxy green crownshaft and elegant, arching pinnate leaves. Be careful, it is damaged or killed by frost, nevertheless it is a naturally short species that can live for years in a container.
Livistona fulva is a palm species, restricted in distribution to the Blackdown Tablelands in central Queensland, Australia. Livistona fulva is a tall solitary palm. In nature, it grows in open forests; in cultivation. it prefers a warm temperate climate and sunny position.
Ornamental palm-like herbaceous plant from SE Asia to Australia. Palm-grass grows in bright shade and creeps as a tall ground cover, with very showy ribbed leaves, resembling the juvenile foliage of so many palms, like Syagrus romanzoffiana.
Not all palms are tropical trees. Some species come from subtropical areas and are able to take some cold weather. All these species are pinnate (feather-leaved) palms, they can grow wherever frost is uncommon and can be tried outdoors in Mediterranean climates. Here we propose some species like: Chamaedorea klotschiana, Allagoptera caudescens,...
Palm Honey or Palm Syrup is an edible sweet syrup produced produced in the Canary Islands from the sap of the native palm tree, by tapping the tree in a sustainable way. It is thinner and darker than bee-honey. Bo th are natural sweeteners, but there is a big difference in taste and content. Try it on Desserts, Fresh Cheese, Liqueurs, or Sweetener for Tea.
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