Coconut Palm Cocos nucifera The classic symbol of the tropics, the coconut palm is not only ornamental, but also one of the worlds most economically important palms. Coconuts are used for many purposes, and the economies of many countries depend on them for coconut oil, used world-wide in cosmetics, soaps, cooking oils and margarine. Happiest in warmer and coastal areas of South Florida, these palms make exceptional specimens with their smooth gray trunks and long, feathery fronds.
Chinese Fan palms the largest in view with a backdrop of Alexander Solitaire palms & Christmas palms as the shortest down low. Alacacia, Ti plants, shrimp plants & variegated Ginger for the lush planting. This style could work well for providing a lush tropical frame on the corners of a backyard that has a nice rear property view. For lots that are half acre or better. Universal Landscape, Inc www.universaldevgroup.com
Pygmy Date Palm Phoenix roebelenii ~ This beautiful, easy-care palm works almost anywhere as an accent plant for any size yard...even close to the house or by the pool. Naturally a solitary-trunk palm, it's most often seen with two, three or even four palms planted together to make a multi-trunk specimen. The additional trunks add fullness to its graceful form.