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Dioon edule

Common name: Chestnut Dioon, Virgin’s Palm, Mexican Cycad, Mexican Blue Chamal Family: Zamiaceae Synonymous: Dioon aculeatum Dioon imbricatum Dioon strobilaceum Dioon strobilosum Macrozamia littoralis Macrozamia pectinata Platyzamia rigida Zamia maeleni Zamia friderici-guilielmi Zamia macleani Zamia rigida Distribution and habitat: Dioon edule is endemic to the eastern coast of...
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Phoenix canariensis

Common name: Canary Island Date Palm, Pineapple Palm, Canary Date Palm, Slender Date Palm Family: Arecaceae Synonymous: Phoenix macrocarpa Distribution and habitat: Phoenix canariensis is endemic to the Canary Islands where it occurs in scattered populations of varying sizes on all seven islands, with the largest populations of...
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Ponytail Palm

Botanical name: Beaucarnea Recurvata Plant type: Houseplant Sun exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun Ponytail Palms are a great, long-lived indoor plant. (Despite it’s name and palm-like appearance, it’s not a true “palm.”) This plant has long green leathery stems that develop as the plant ages. Indoors, they can...
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Phoenix Roebelenii

Common Name : Pygmy Palm Phoenix Roebelenii (Pygmy Palm) is one of the most commonly used types of palm trees. It is a dwarf of Phoenix family. This type is related to the standard date trees, but they don’t produce real dates. Gracefully in appearance, they are planted as ornamentals...
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Rhapis humilis

Common Names: slender lady palm, dwarf lady palm Family: Arecacea/Palmae (palm Family) Description Resembling its close cousin Rhapis excelsa, this lady palm has thinner stems and drooping leaf segments that give it a more graceful appearance. It grows slowly to form large clumps of densely packed stems that...
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How to Transplant A Date Palm

Palms are an iconic symbol of warm Mediterranean and tropical environments, and the date palm (Phoenix dactylifera) is the sole species grown for its fruit. Date palms are hardy in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 9 to 11 and require a long, hot and dry growing...
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