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Old January 11th, 2009, 09:44 PM
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Default Buying palm trees for New York

I live in New York and I wanted to see if I can grow a palm tree or two in and outside my house. What does any one recommend getting. I am new to this palm thing and its really for an experiment of mine. I like palm trees and would like to see some in my house....

Thank you very much

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Old January 11th, 2009, 10:46 PM
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Default Buying palm trees for New York

Well if this is going outside you definetely will need a cold hardy species. The Trachycarpus family all do well in the cold. Butia Capitata something like that Jelly Palm is also cold hardy. The cabbage palm, Needle palm, Saw palmetto, European fan palm. These are just a few you can take a look at. But if you are looking for indoor palm to keep in new york you can pretty much keep most palm indoors as long as you provide it with the few necessities.
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Old January 12th, 2009, 04:12 PM
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Default Buying palm trees for New York

YES the Sabal Family are mostly cold hardy. such as the cabbage palm (sabal Palmetto) and the sabal mexicana, Needle palm, Saw palmetto, European fan palm are also good cold hardy species.
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Old January 21st, 2009, 03:08 PM
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Default Well here you go A List of all THe COLD HARDY PALM TREES

Im sure you could find something on here that realpalmtrees is selling online.

Let us know what you get....



Acoelorrhaphe wrightii - Paurotis/Everglades
Acrocomia aculeata - Macaw Palm
Allagoptera arenaria - Seashore Palm
Allagoptera campestris - Dwarf Allagoptera
Arenga engleri - Dwarf Sugar Palm
Arenga micrantha
Brahea aculeata
Brahea armata - Blue Hesper Palm
Brahea brandegeei-San Jose Hesper Palm
Brahea decumbens - Sierra Madre Palm
Brahea decumbens / Silver
Brahea dulcis
Brahea edulis - Guadalupe Palm
Brahea moorei - Dwarf Rock Palm
Brahea nitida
Butia capitata - Pindo Palm
Butia capitata - Bonnetii
Butia eriospatha - Wooly Jelly Palm
Butia yatay - Yatay Palm
Caryota gigas - Thai Giant Fishtail
Caryota maxima 'Himalaya
Ceroxylon quindiuense - Wax Palm
Chamaedorea microspadix
Chamaedorea radicalis
Chamaerops humilis - European Fan Palm
Chamaerops humilis cerifera
Chamaerops humilis cerifera Silver Select
Copernicia alba - Caranday Palm
Dypsis decipiens
Guihaia argyrata
Guihaia grossefibrosa
Howea belmoreana - Belmore Sentry Palm
Howea belmoreana 'Kentiabelle'
Juania australis - Chonta
Jubaea chilensis - Chilean Wine Palm
Livistona australis - Australian Fan Palm
Livistona benthamii
Livistona chinensis - Chinese Fan Palm
Livistona chinensis subglobosa
Livistona decipiens - Ribbon Palm
Livistona fulva - Blackdown Tableland Palm
Livistona nitida
Livistona rigida - Red Palm
Livistona saribus - Taraw Palm
Nannorrhops 'Iran Silver'
Nannorrhops ritchiana - Mazari Palm
Parajubaea cocoides
Parajubaea torallyi microcarpa
Parajubaea torallyi torallyi
Phoenix acaulis
Phoenix canariensis -Canary Island Date Palm
Phoenix dactylifera - Edible Date Palm
Phoenix dactylifera 'Abadas'
Phoenix dactylifera 'Barhi'
Phoenix dactylifera 'Deglet Noor'
Phoenix dactylifera 'Halawy'
Phoenix dactylifera 'Medjool'
Phoenix dactylifera 'Zahidi'
Phoenix loureiri
Phoenix loureiri humilis
Phoenix reclinata / Hybrids
Phoenix sylvestris - Silver/Wild Date Palm
Phoenix sylvestris / Hybrids
Phoenix sylvestris 'Robusta'
Phoenix theophrasti
Plectocomia himalayana - Hardy Rattan Palm
Rhapidophyllum hystrix - Needle Palm, Native Lady Palm
Rhapis excelsa - Lady Palm
Rhapis excelsa 'Daruma'
Rhapis excelsa 'Koban'
Rhapis excelsa 'Tenzan'
Rhapis excelsa 'Variegata'
Rhapis excelsa 'Zuikonishiki'
Rhapis humilis - Slender Lady Palm
Rhapis multifida - Finger Palm
Rhopalostylis sapida
Rhopalostylis sapida / Auckland
Rhopalostylis sapida / East Cape
Rhopalostylis sapida / Oceana
Sabal bermudana - Bermuda Palmetto
Sabal causiarum - Puerto Rican Hat Palm
Sabal domingensis
Sabal etonia - Florida Scrub Palmetto
Sabal mexicana - Texas Palmetto
Sabal minor - Dwarf/Blue-stem Palmetto
Sabal minor 'Louisiana'
Sabal palmetto - Cabbage Palmetto
Sabal palmetto 'Lisa'
Sabal 'Riverside'
Sabal rosei
Sabal uresana - Sonoran Palmetto
Serenoa repens - Saw Palmetto
Serenoa repens 'Cinerea'
Serenoa repens Silver Form - Silver Saw Palmetto
Syagrus romanz.x Butia capitata - Mule Palm
Syagrus romanzoffiana - Queen Palm
Syagrus romanzoffiana 'Australe'
Syagrus romanzoffiana 'Silver Queen'
Trachycarpus fortunei - Windmill Palm
Trachycarpus geminisectus
Trachycarpus latisectus - Windamere Palm
Trachycarpus martianus - Khasia Hills Palm
Trachycarpus nanus
Trachycarpus oreophilus
Trachycarpus princeps
Trachycarpus sikkimensis
Trachycarpus takil
Trachycarpus wagnerianus
Trithrinax brasiliensis
Trithrinax campestris
Trithrinax schizophylla
Washingtonia filifera - Desert Fan Palm
Washingtonia robusta - Washington Palm
Washingtonia robusta "Super Curve"
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Old February 14th, 2011, 10:42 PM
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Thumbs up I have a banana tree that froze and then came back to life

I couldnt believe it, i was throwing away a banana tree that froze because I must have left it outside on the porch and I was going to get to it but I threw it in like a utility closet for outside the porch and forget it had been there for almost a month. I then found it with two leave sprouting out. I still cant believe how that is possible. I read on some other palm website that the banana palm grows from the ground or from the roots, so as long as the roots dont freeze the banana palm tree will grow back.
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Old March 11th, 2011, 03:49 PM
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Default Having palm trees inside is easy

Its having them outside that really gets annoying. Bringing them in and out sometimes I forget and they might spend a night outside in the cold. Not a good thing, if you know what I mean
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