Wholesale Palm Trees Long Island
Locating wholesale palm trees in Long Island is challenging given the fact that the Northern climate is unconventional when it comes to palm trees.
Not to worry, though.
If your clients are looking to warm up the atmosphere of their communities, residences and/or businesses, we’ve got the palms for you. At Palmco we grow more than 20 varieties of palm trees, many of which will do well in your climate.
Our Florida based farm can provide you with the tropical ambiance you’re seeking.
We grow several cold hardy species and can provide you with all the education you need to successfully grow them in your zone 7 locale. We’ve been in business since 1984 and our expertise will make your landscape shine.
Picking The Right Palm
Knowing which palm will suit your client and climate best can be a chore.
Thankfully, our expertise is at your disposal.
There are a few palms we would like you to consider as you create a palm paradise in a winter wonderland. These trees are capable of surviving far more intense colds than we are accustomed to in Florida and are well suited to the Long Island environment.
First, consider our Florida State Tree, the Sabal Palm, also known as the Cabbage Palm.
This palm has gotten a bad rap over the years but, when planted appropriately, it can provide you with true Southern charm surpassed by no other palm tree. Its central bud, called the heart of palm, is edible and is even sold in a canned variety. Notably, this is a slow growing tree that is generally harvested from the wild.
These trees can reach heights of 60 feet but they average out at about 40 feet.
Originating in Southeast Asia, they are prolific in Florida and are therefore a relatively inexpensive palm. Combine this with the extreme hardiness, and the Sabal palm is probably one of the best options for your Long Island landscaping and architectural designs.
The second palm tree suggestion is the Windmill Palm.
Although a native of central China, this palm’s cold hardy tolerance is unparalleled, withstanding temperatures as low as 5°F. In fact, the Windmill Palm can grow in locales as far north as Canada. Like the Sabal, the Windmill can grow to impressive heights but it generally tops out at around 25 feet.
Also like the Sabal, the Windmill palm is a slow grower, adding roughly one foot per year.
Additionally, the canopy produced by the windmill palm can extend to 10 feet wide. The fronds don’t droop, which makes it considerably easy to care with little need for pruning. The frond spread suggests that these should be planted 6 to 10 feet apart and in an area protected from intense gusts of wind as they are not wind resistant.
The Place For Palms
Palmco’s 600 acre palm plantation is one of the largest in North America. Our location on Pine Island is truly a tropical paradise. We invite you to take a tour of our slice of heaven if you’re ever in the area.
We pride ourselves on our palm expertise and our customer service.
We are ready to answer any questions you may have, five days a week, about wholesale palms that will grow in Long Island or virtually anywhere else in the continental U.S.
Give us a call at (855) GO-PALMCO or (239) 283-1329 to find out more.