Palm Trees


Are Palm Trees Native To Arizona?

05

Sep 2018

Are Palm Trees Native To Arizona?

Palm trees are not generally native to Arizona; except for one small region known as Palm Canyon in the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge. Many Phoenix residents wonder: “Are palm trees native to Arizona?” Despite thousands of palms around the valley the majority of palm trees you see are not native to Arizona. Most palm trees are native to tropical climates like Southern California, Florida, South Carolina...

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Wrapping Palm Trees With Christmas Lights

08

Nov 2017

Wrapping Palm Trees With Christmas Lights

Phoenix is known for a lot of things and palm trees is one of them.  If you’re interested in how to install Christmas lights for palm trees, keep reading.  If you and your family would love to have that wonderful winter wonderland look in your landscape, wrapping your outdoor trees in lights is the way to go. With some planning and a few measurements it...

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How Do You Fertilize a Palm Tree?

14

Mar 2017

How Do You Fertilize a Palm Tree?

Palms should not be fertilized after planting for at least a month or month and a half. Waiting helps ensure that the risk of shock has passed and gives you time to establish proper soil water saturation. Fertilizer should not be applied to dry ground and should be applied within the drip area but not on the trunk or in the fronds.


How Fast Do Palm Trees Grow In Arizona?

14

Mar 2017

How Fast Do Palm Trees Grow In Arizona?

A lot of Phoenix valley residents are asking the question: “How fast do palm trees grow in Arizona?” How fast your palm will grow depends on the species of palm you have.  Some types of palms grow as much as 2 or 3 feet per year while others might only grow to be 5 feet high after several years.  When you are planning your landscape pay...

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Can You Cut The Top Off The Palm Tree?

14

Mar 2017

Can You Cut The Top Off The Palm Tree?

While we call them trees palms are actually in a different category and unlike apple, pine, or oak trees.  Palm trees do not start branching or budding out after the top is cut off, they just die.  If the top is cut off your palm you will have a polelike barren trunk that just slowly rots.


What Are Palm Fronds?

14

Mar 2017

What Are Palm Fronds?

The palm fronds are the green leaf areas of the palm tree.  They once were a symbol of victory and awarded to victorious athletes in ancient Greece.



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