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Florida Palm Trees

Where to Buy Palm Trees in Florida

Buy Florida Palm Trees online. Plantingtree is a family owned and operated online plant nursery that ships plants, trees, and yard and garden products throughout the continental United States. We take pride in our plants and trees and want to make your buying experience wonderful. Our Florida Palm Trees for sale are premium potted palm trees that are ready to plant. Your plant is shipped directly to your home, saving you time at the store and mess in your car. Scroll up to view our in stock Florida Palm Trees for sale.

What Types of Palm Trees Grow in Florida?

The hardy Windmill Palm tree is a great option in Florida Palm Trees. This outstanding palm grows 20 to 30 feet tall and 6 to 10 feet wide and is resistant to pests, deer, and disease. It also tolerates drought, pollution, salt, and wind. The European Fan Palm is a clumping palm tree that can reach 8 to 15 feet tall and 6 to 10 feet wide. It is heat and drought tolerant making it an ideal palm tree for Florida. A slow growing plant similar to a true palm tree, the Sago Palm is an attractive and unique palm tree for Florida. It can reach about 10 feet tall and 6 feet wide at maturity. The Sago Palm is resistant to deer, disease, and pests. The Majesty Palm is often used as a houseplant in most of the United States. However, it is hardy in zones 9 and 10 and can be grown in the ground in Florida.

How Do You Fertilize Palm Trees in Florida?

Palm trees love food so it is critical you feed your trees a couple of times per year. Our slow release fertilizer feeds palm trees for up to 6 months. Feed Florida Palm Trees in early spring and early fall for best results. Our formula has polymer coated pearls and can be used at the time of planting. It will not burn your palm trees.

Are Palm Trees Native to Florida?

While there are palm trees all over Florida, very few are actually native plants. Most Florida Palm Trees have been imported from South America and Asia. The native species of Florida Palm Trees are Everglades (Paurotis) Palm, Florida Silver Palm, Needle Palm, Florida Royal Palm, Florida Thatch Palm, and Cabbage Palm. 

How Fast Do Palm Trees Grow in Florida?

Most palm trees tend to grow at a fairly slow growth rate. Windmill palms grow 6 to 12 inches per year. Sago Palms grow at a very slow rate of growth. They usually only grow about one inch yearly. As far as European Fan Palms, young plants can grow fairly quickly, up to 1 foot per year, but they slow down considerably as they age and grow only 1 or 2 inches each year. 

How to Plant Florida Palm Trees

Pick a good site for your Florida Palm Tree. Be sure to follow the recommendations for your chosen tree. Dig a hole twice as wide as the root ball of your Palm tree. Put your tree in the hole and check each side to ensure your tree is straight. The root ball of your tree should be slightly higher than the existing soil line. Fill the hole with water and allow it to absorb before backfilling the soil. After planting, add 1 to 2 inches of mulch around the base of Florida Palm Trees. Extend the mound a few inches beyond the tree canopy. Using mulch in Florida and other tropical and subtropical regions is important. It helps the ground retain water longer, protects the roots, and reduces weed competition. Water again until your plant is thoroughly moist. Deeply water every day for the first week and about twice per week for the next one to three months while your tree’s roots are establishing.

Featured Florida Palm Trees

European Fan Palm

Chamaerops humilis

Growing Zones 8-10

This adaptable palm tree is great for commercial or residential Florida landscapes. The European Fan Palm is cold hardy, drought tolerant, and resistant to disease.

Majesty Palm

Ravenea rivularis

Growing Zones 9-10

This indoor palm tree cleans the air and is non-toxic to pets. It can be grown outdoors in Florida growing zones 9 and 10.

Sago Palm Tree

Cycas revoluta

Growing Zones 8-10

The Sago Palm tree adds texture and beauty to the home landscape. Its slow growth rate makes it excellent for growing in pots. This plant is low maintenance.

Windmill Palm 

Trachycarpus fortunei

Growing Zones 7-10

The Windmill Palm adds a tropical feel to your landscape. This Florida Palm Tree is hardy and easy to grow.

Now that you know all about Florida Palm Trees, check out our Florida Trees collection for more tree options in your area or browse our online plant nursery for additional options!


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