Jungle Music Palms and Cycads Nursery

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Phone: (619) 291-4605

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Palm Tree Buyer's Guide

The table below will give you ideas for planting in various garden conditions - and give you species ideas depending on how tall you want your garden to be.  Also shown are planting ideas for cold areas, creating privacy desert gardens, understory planting and creating privacy.

To see photographs of plants shown below, visit our Palm Tree Photo Gallery. 

TALL PALM TREES FOR SUN
HEIGHTS 30 FEET OR MORE

 

Acrocomia species

Archontophoenix species

Arenga pinnata

Carpentaria species (in tropical areas)

Caryota, some single trunk species

Ceroxylon species

Clinostigma species

Jubaea chilensis

Livistona, some species

Parajubaea species

Phoenix, some species

Ravenea, some species

Roystonea species

Sabal, some species

Syagrus, some species like oleracea sancona & romanzoffianum

Veitchia species (warmer areas)

Washingtonia species

MEDIUM SIZE PALM TREES FOR SUN
HEIGHTS 15 TO 30 FEET


Acoelorrhaphe wrightii

Arenga species

Beccariophoenix species

Bismarckia nobilis

Brahea armata

Brahea species other

Butia capitata, others

Chamaerops humilis

Chambeyronia (coastal)

Coccothrinax species

Copernicia species

Dypsis decaryi

Dypsis species, various

Euterpe edulis

Gaussia maya

Hedyscepe (coastal)

Howea species (coastal)

Hyophorbe indica

Hyophorbe sp. other

Kentiopsis oliviformis

Livistona chinensis

Livistona decipiens, others

Nannorrhops ritchiana

Phoenix, some species

Polyandrococos caudescens

Pritchardia, some species

Pseudophoenix sargentii

Ptychosperma e. (coastal)

Ravenea glauca, others

Rhopalostylis s. (coastal)

Sabal, some species

Syagrus botryophora

Syagrus coronata, others

Thrinax species

Trachycarpus, some species

Trithrinax acanthocoma

Trithrinax campestris

Wodyetia bifurcata

 

SHORT PALM TREES FOR SUN
HEIGHTS 5 TO 15 FEET

 Allagoptera species

Arenga engleri

Brahea dulcis , decumbens

and others

Chamaerops cerifera

Chamaerops h. dwarfs

Coccothrinax, some sp.

Dypsis lutescens (coast)

Dypsis, some species

Hyophorbe (bottle palm)

Phoenix roebelinii

Pritchardia, dwarf sp.

Ravenea hildebrandtii

Rhapidophyllum hystrix

Sabal minor

Trachycaprus wagner.

Zombia antillarum

TALL PALM TREES FOR
SHADE OR PART SHADE
HEIGHTS 12 TO 20 FEET

 

Actinokentia divaricata

Alloschmidia glabrata

Arenga, some species

Basselinia, some species

Burretiokentia species (filter or coastal sun)

Caryota, suckering species

Chamaedorea costaricana, hooperiana

C. glaucifolia, linearis, tepejilote, others

Chambeyronia species and Cryosophila

Cyphosperma balansae and Cyphophoenix species

Dypsis species, many

Hedyscepe and Howea

Laccospadix australasica

Pinanga species, some

Polyandrococos caudescens

Prestoea montana, Pritchardia

Ptychosperma species, some

Rhapis humilis

Rhopalostylis species

Synecanthus fibrosus

Veitchia, some species

 

SHORT PALM TREES FOR SHADE
HEIGHTS 3 TO 12 FEET

 

Arenga, some species

Astrocaryum mexicanum

Basselinia gracilis

Chamaedorea adscendens

C. benziei, brachypoda

C. cataractarum, elegans

C. ernesti-augustii

C. geonomiformis

C. metallica, microspadix

C. radicalis, stolonifera

Chamaedorea tuerckheimii

Chuniophoenix species

Dypsis species various

Geonoma sp. (warm areas)

Johannesteijsmannia magnifica

Lepidorrhachis species

Licuala species (some)

Linospadix monostachya

Lytocaruym weddellianum

Normambya n.

Pinanga species, various

Rhapis excelsa

Rhapis, variegated forms

Rhapis species (others)

 

PALM TREES FOR HOT, DRY DESERT AREAS

 

Acoelorrhaphe wrightii

Acrocomia species

Allogoptera species

Bismarckia nobilis

Brahea species

Butia species

Chamaerops humilis 'green form'

Chamaerops humilis var. cerifera

Coccothrinax, some species

Copernicia, some species

Dypsis, some species

Hyphanae species

Jubaea chilensis

Jubaeopsis caffra

Livistona many species

Nannorrhops ritcheana

Phoenix species

Roystonea species

Sabal species

Syagrus species (some)

Trachycarpus species

PALM TREES TO CREATE PRIVACY


Acoelorrhaphe wrightii

Archontophoenix species, multiples

Areca species (tropical)

Arenga engleri

Caryota mitis

Chamaedorea sp. suckering (shade)

Chamaerops humilis, cerifera

Dypsis lutescens and some other species

Howea forsteriana, multiples

Jubaeopsis caffra

Phoenix reclinata

Phoenix sp. other

Rhapis species (shade species)

Syagrus species, some

Wallichia densiflora

Other species when planted as multiples

PALM TREES FOR COLD WEATHER

 

Acoelorrhaphe wrightii

Arenga engleri

Brahea aculeata, armata

Brahea edulis, nitida

Brahea species other

Butia “bonnetii”, capitata, eriospatha & others

Calamus carytoides

Caryota urens

Ceroxylon species

Chamaedorea radicalis

Chamaerops humilis

Dypsis decipiens

Jubaea chilensis

Jubaeopsis caffra

Livistona australis

Livistona chinensis

Livistona decipiens
Livistona species, other

Nannorrhops ritchiana

Phoenix canariensis

Phoenix reclinata

Phoenix sylvestris

Phoenix theophrastii

Rhapidophyllum hystrix

Rhapis excelsa

Sabal “riverside", minor

Sabal, other species

Serenoa repens

Syagrus romanzoffiana

Trachycarpus fortunei,

takil, martianus & others

Trithrinax acanthocoma

Trithrinax campestris

Washingtonia filifera

Washingtonia robusta

 

PALMS TO GROW INSIDE

 

Chaemaedorea species.

various

Chambeyronia species

Hedyscepe

Howea belmoreana

Howea forsteriana

Livistona species

Pinanga (possibly)

Ptychosperma elegans

Ptychosperma some species

Rhapis excelsa

Rhapis humilis

Rhapis multifida

Rhapis species, other

Sabal species (possibly)



SUMMARY:

As you can see above, there are lots of species of palms for every garden situation.  This guide helps you select the palm tree species that you like best.  If you visit our Palm Tree Gallery, you can see photos of almost all the species above.  For additional information about species or help in obtaining palms for your needs, please contact us or visit other pages at this Site.

Of note, we have almost all the palms shown here for sale.

 

Phil Bergman, Owner

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Palm Tree and Cycad Blog, update every few days

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Nursery Phone:  619 291 4605
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 Sunday typically closed

Directions to Nursery: Freeway Close. Take Freeway 5 to Encinitas
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