Wholesale Palm Trees for Sale South Carolina
Many landscape architects and commercial developers in South Carolina incorporate palm trees in their projects because of the beauty and elegance of these exotic plants. Palmco offers many palm tree species for sale at some of the best rates on the market. Commercial developers and landscapers rely on us for quality wholesale palm tree species.
Tips for Planting Palm Trees
Although most palm tree species thrive in warm climates, some varieties are cold and hardy, meaning you can always find the variety that best suits your needs.
The palm tree species you choose will determine the planting location. Like most plants, some palm tree species thrive in full sunlight while others do well in partial shade. In addition, palm trees prefer slightly acidic soils. However, you can still plant palm trees on alkaline soils, provided you amend them with sulfur. Planting palm trees in well-draining soils with adequate organic materials is also essential.
Keep the plants’ root balls moist until you are ready to plant. The planting hole should be twice the height and width of the root balls. Although mature palm trees are moderately drought tolerant, young palm trees need regular watering for a few months until they are established. The best soil for planting palm trees is slightly moist, neither soggy nor parched.
Achieving Maximum Results
Most palm tree species thrive in tropical and sub-tropical conditions. Therefore, it can be pretty difficult to grow palm trees in the northern U.S. Nevertheless; some palm tree species can thrive in colder climates with temperatures as low as 15 degrees Fahrenheit.
Watering and Nutrition
Once established, palm trees do not need regular watering unless you live in an arid area. Be sure to water your palm trees occasionally to give the plant the hydration it needs to grow. Soak it thoroughly and leave it uncatered for a while before the next watering.
Like other plants, palm trees thrive with slow-release fertilizer, especially during the growing season. Avoid adding fertilizer to your palm trees during winter. Mature palm trees do not require fertilizer or manure to thrive.
Most palm tree species are pollinated by wind or insects. Some palm tree varieties produce both male and female flowers, while others have male and female flowers on either tree.
You may need to prune your palm trees occasionally to remove dead and damaged leaves and stems. However, avoid topping off the tree. In addition, be sure to remove only leaves and stems that are completely dead with no green left. Tall palm trees usually drop their dead leaves and stem on their own. Therefore, you do not need to risk your safety by trying to climb tall palm trees to remove dead leaves and stems. However, tall palm tree species may take a few years to start shading dead leaves and stems, making them extremely low maintenance.
Pests and Diseases
Palm trees are vulnerable to fungi, wilt, and scaling. The fungus can attack the leaves or crown of palm trees and cause damage. Applying fungicide on affected leaves and stems may mitigate the problem.
Palmco is a premier supplier of quality palm, mast, and bamboo trees in the U.S. Our Bokeelia, FL, plantation is full of some of the finest species of tropical and subtropical trees in the country. Our palm trees are grown by experienced landscapers with many years of experience.
Call Palmco today for quality palm trees for sale in South Carolina. All our plants are available wholesale, saving you significant money on your landscaping project.