Are palm trees indigenous to Florida?

Answer Although not all palm trees in Florida originated in the state, Florida does have indigenous palm trees. Florida's native palm trees include the Everglades palm (Acoelorrhaphe wrightii), key thatch... Read More »

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Are Florida palm trees really trees?

On One Hand: Florida Palm Trees are Considered TreesA Florida palm tree is considered to be a tree even though it has different-looking leaves and a different trunk compared with other trees. The f... Read More »

How to Plant Palm Trees in Florida?

Florida is ideal for planting palm trees because of its warm weather, rich soil and moist conditions. While the hot Florida sun can pose potential problems, planting and caring for palm trees can b... Read More »

Are palm trees protected in Florida?

There are no palm trees in Florida's Statewide Endangered and Threatened Conservation Program. However, any palm that is on federally protected land such as state parks, would be protected by virtu... Read More »

Different Types of Palm Trees in Florida?

Palm trees are in the Palmae family of plants and are characterized by having branchless trunks and crowns of feathered or fan-shaped evergreen leaves. The trees thrive in warm, tropical and sub-tr... Read More »