Bismarck Palm Tree
Scientific Name: Bismarckia nobilis
Appearance: The Bismarck Palm has a single, smooth trunk topped with 20-25 wide fronds forming a crown. This palm has palmate, waxy leaves supported by thick stems. Stems are 8-10 ft long,10 inches in diameter, and covered with small sharp teeth. Wide spread of beautiful silver-green leaves can reach 10 ft across. Bismarck Palms grow up to about 40 feet tall.
Growing: Low maintenance and fast growing. This palm grows 2-3 feet per year. Partial shade to full sun. Moderate watering needs. The Bismarck palm is highly resistant to insects and diseases.