Palm Trees for Sale Polk County, Florida

Palm Trees for Sale Polk County, Florida

If you are landscaping property in Polk County, Florida, and looking for wholesale palm trees for sale that will flourish in USDA Zone 9b, consider Palmco. We have the premium quality plants you need.

Palmco grows dozens of varieties of Florida Fancy (FF) palms, and we have 600+ acres under cultivation in Bokeelia on Pine Island. We nurture every plant in our warm, fertile environment, giving it ample space to grow and proper nutrition, and have been assisting landscapers and landscape designers for more than 30 years.

As one of the largest palm tree plantations in Florida, we are always available to help you determine which plants will work best for you. When it’s time to dig your trees for pick-up or delivery, our digging and strapping techniques leave no scarring or trauma to the palm.

Polk County Climate

Polk County is located east of Tampa in Central Florida, between Orlando to the north and Lake Okeechobee to the south.

This area has a humid subtropical climate with distinct wet and dry seasons and falls within USDA Zone 9b. Summers are hot and humid (seldom dropping below 90°F), and afternoon thunderstorms are the norm. Winters are typically mild and dry, with high temperatures in the low 70s and lows in the 50s. Rare cold snaps drop temperatures below freezing every few years.

When selecting palms for your landscape, it’s important to ask us about the varieties that will grow best in your area. USDA hardiness zones are not set in stone. Cold-hardiness in Polk County may not be a big issue, but other factors, such as rainfall, soil, drainage, wind, humidity, daylight, and heat, will have an impact on the health of your palms.

Palm Trees for USDA Zone 9b

Palmco grows many desirable palms that will thrive in Polk County, including these two beauties:

Sylvestris or Silver Date Palm – The Phoenix sylvestris is one classy palm! You may recognize it by one of its other names – Sylvester Palm, Toddy Palm, Sugar Date Palm, Wild Date Palm, and India Date Palm. Reaching heights of 30 to 40 feet, this beauty has a slender trunk with an interesting diamond pattern created by leaf scars. Palmco can do a special cut to make the beautiful detail of the trunk really stand out in your landscape. Many landscapers are using this palm on golf courses, to line streets, and as centerpieces for luxury homes.

Windmill Palm – This beauty, Trachycarpus fortunei, has palmate fronds that grow upward. They vibrate in the wind and look as though they are spinning… like a windmill. The Windmill Palm grows very slowly (about one foot per year) and can reach 40 feet tall, but most top out at about 25 feet. It is used in gardens and parks throughout the world and loves sunny, moist and well-drained areas. The Windmill Palm is wonderful palm to for lining a walkway or adding a touch of formal elegance to any structure.

Palmco has many sizes of palm trees available at our farm and can mix and match heights for any size job. Our knowledgeable staff can help you find the perfect palms for sale that will flourish in Polk County, Florida. Get in touch with us at (239) 283-1329 to discuss your requirements. (No residential inquiries please.)