Monday, November 16, 2009

Majestic Bismarck

Bismarck is a truly majestic and very beautiful palm tree. It is a highly desired majestic plant for tropical, subtropical and desert areas.This extraordinary plant can tolerate frost for short time.

Native to Madagascar due to its attractive appearance it has become quite popular in palm cultivation.It provides majetic and dramatic affect to any garden and landscape. Bismarck palm draws attention with its gorgeous, up t0 9 feet across symmetrical silvery fronds.The palm slowly reaches 30 to 50 feet in height. In the wild it can reach up to 100 feet. It produces 4-5 feet long flowers stalks and black 1.5 inch long drupes. Bismarck palm always works great as the focal point.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Majestic Palm Trees

Palms are majestic flowering plants. Most of them have insignificant small flowers. After flowering palm trees have fruits, some of them (dates, coconuts) are edible and very important for people. Some palms have been tapped to produce fresh juice, sugar, syrup and wine.