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If you love the look and feel of palm trees and tropical plants, then why not bring them into your home and create your own little tropical paradise? It's easier than you think thanks to this great little community that is getting bigger and better everyday!
 
In this community you can find tropical plants for sale. Find Palm Trees, Fruit Trees, House Plants, Bamboo, Banana and Strawberry Plants.  And even buy Flowering Plants, Orchids and more…


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Tropical Plants for Sale including Palm Trees, Fruit Trees, House Plants, Bamboo, Banana and Strawberry Plants. Buy Flowecommunity Plants such as Orchids and more…

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Find Tropical Plants for Sale. Choose fromPalm Trees, Fruit Trees, House Plants, Bamboo, Banana and Strawberry Plants. Buy Flowecommunity Plants and enjoy a wide variety of Orchids and more…

Palm Trees & Tropical Plants For Your Personal Oasis



Tall, swaying palm trees have become a universal symbol of a relaxing vacation. But did you know that palm trees and tropical plants can be grown at home? It's true! With a little know-how you can bring the tropics into your home!

Palms, known scientifically as Palmae, are one of the most well-known and extensively cultivated plant families. Humans have used them throughout much of history for food, such as the Coconut Palm of tropical islands and the Date Palm of desert oases. Humans have harvested products such as palm oil and lumber and thatch for building from palms, and they’re often used for landscaping in warm locales. Palms have historically been symbols of victory, peace and fertility.

Today there are roughly 2,600 species of palms, most of which live in tropical, subtropical, or warm temperate climates. However, palms have been found to inhabit every type of habitat within their temperature rain from rainforests to deserts. Most palms have large, compound, evergreen leaves arranged at the top of trunk without branches, but there are many palm species that look very different from this common picture. In fact, some palms can look so different from the common image of the tree that at first glance you’re not sure it’s actually a palm.

While they’re quite diverse in their natural habitats, botanists estimate that only 130 palm species grow naturally beyond the tropics, most of which grow in the subtropics. The northernmost native palm is Chamaerops humilis, which reaches 44°N latitude in southern France, where the local Mediterranean climate is milder than other places as far north.

Today, growers recommend three tried and true genera of palms as houseplants: Howea forsteriana (Kentia Palm), Chamaedorea (Bamboo Palms) species, and Rhapis species (Lady Palms). Chamaedorea palms in particular make great houseplants because it has so many different types.  If you’d like to grow tropical plants indoors to complement your palm, it’s best to consult with a local grower to find what works best in your region. Allamanda, begonia, hibiscus, gardenia, coleus, dianthus, orchids – the list can be endless, but they all prefer subtropic or tropic climates and have special needs.

The same keys to cultivation apply to tropicals as to any other house plants. First, water them adequately, but don’t over-water; once a week under most circumstances is sufficient. In winter, when you’re heating your home, place your palm or tropical plant on a platter with damp gravel to increase its humidity. Be sure in all seasons that your plant has the proper amount of light.

A little bit of knowledge, a good amount of water and a lotta love is all you need to make your home into your very own tropical paradise no matter where you live!




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