Palm tree widely spread throughout the Mediterranean with fan-shaped leaves, which can reach one meter in height. Its trunk is very thin, which is decorated by the base of the previously pruned leaves, giving the trunk much more volume. This species is not suitable to have it in pots or inside the home.
Sizes we offer:
45 liter pot, height about 1.9 m.
The cost of transportation depends on the province or country.
It is one of the most used palm trees in Spain, and is found throughout the Mediterranean coast, but also in its interior. Its leaves are fan-shaped and can measure up to a meter and with strong hooks. Its leaves are not as large as W. filifera. The inflorescences reach 3 meters in height. The thinner 25 cm and slender trunk, covered by the remains of the already pruned leaves, which form a beautiful pattern, between crossed, and over time it falls. The growth of W. robusta is much faster, reaching 20 to 25 meters in height. It is a plant that adapts better to clayey and humid soils. Washingtonias are not suitable for indoor environments due to their high gloss requirements.
CARE FOR YOUR PALM TREES
Las Palmeras can be had both indoors and outdoors. There are varieties that are better adapted to the outdoors or garden, and there are others better adapted to live indoors and in pots.
- Plants in general prefer places with direct light or that have good lighting, it will always be preferable next to a window, on a balcony or on a terrace.
- It is essential that they have good drainage, both in soil and in pot. It is advisable to put a layer of engraving on the bottom of the pot.
- The ideal substrate for palm trees has to be rich in organic matter, a good worm humus.
- Irrigation has to be every 3 or 4 days, before making sure that the substrate is dry, excess water is not good.
- There are palm trees that prefer direct sun and others prefer more shady areas, it is also very important to take into account the climate of the place where you live, there are palm trees well adapted to low temperatures and other palm trees that prefer warmer climates.
- It is essential that they have good drainage, both in soil and in pot. Water puddles are not good for plants in general.
- The ideal substrate for palm trees has to be rich in organic matter, a good worm humus, Compost or Manure would be enough.
- Irrigation, as the palm tree is on the ground and being more intense than in a pot, it can be one watering a week.
- A preventive treatment against diseases with repeated spraying 3 or 4 times a year allows to keep some species of palm trees safe from possible pests.
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