Many are used in and plantations for harvesting the fruits they produce.There are multiple purposes indoors and outdoors.Most require the heat but there are a couple of varieties that have adapted to colder temperatures.With palm trees every leaf that falls or is removed leaves a mark in the shape of a circle or semi circle. Trees (like the royal or bottle palm) with a crownshaft leave a ring all the way around.
12-15 ft tall, 6-8 ft wide if planted in soil- easily potted
easiest to grow
Planting and care
Place him in a space with a lot of direct sunlight. The more the better.
full sun- part sun
well drained soil
Bottles are fairly drought-tolerant once established, though a regular watering keeps them looking their best.
minimum temp 34Â°F
bottle palm tree care is to fertilize is with a water soluble plant food.Use a palm fertilizer with minerals, specifically for them. These are the minerals that they really need, not the ones from the city,ground or rain water.
Caring for Bottle Palm with Trunk
place the barrel under a roof gutter down spout and collect quicker.Its best if you have a container of water sitting out for at least 24 hrs before using to water any plants.The roots should never be sitting in water
Typical uses of Bottle Palm with Trunk
Culinary use: form of paper made, providing shade for you on a hot Caribbean beach.
Ornamental use: They do make great potted palms because of their slow growth, small root ball, easy care and overall appealing appearance. Landscape uses for bottle palmspecimen for small to large garden beds in the center of a circular drive lining a drive or walk at the entry - as long as there s enough space for fronds to spread out in the poolcage planter as a container plant for a sunny patio