Foxtail Palm


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Product images are for reference; the delivered plant will look different depending on the gallon chosen. Height estimates are overall. Ball of Ground price is starting from and depends on height. Ball of Ground heights are estimates; call to know sizes we have available.

The Foxtail Palm, indigenous to a small part of Northern Australia, has gained significant popularity in tropical and subtropical landscapes worldwide due to its attractive appearance. The name “Foxtail” is derived from its lush, uniquely bushy fronds that resemble a fox’s tail. The Foxtail Palm exhibits a relatively fast growth rate in ideal conditions. Mature trees can tower at heights of 20-30 feet. This palm relishes full sunlight and is quite tolerant of intense sun once established. While it can manage in partial shade, maximum sunlight exposure will encourage the most vigorous growth and healthiest appearance. The Foxtail Palm has moderate water requirements. While young palms benefit from regular watering, mature trees exhibit drought tolerance. However, for optimum health and growth, it’s best to maintain a consistent watering routine, allowing the soil to dry out between sessions to prevent root rot. The Foxtail Palm is not only known for its aesthetic appeal but also for its robustness against pests and diseases. It does well in well-draining soil and appreciates occasional fertilizing to support its rapid growth. It’s important to note that, like many palms, the Foxtail Palm can be sensitive to cold temperatures, so it’s best suited to warmer climates or protected placements in cooler regions. The Foxtail Palm’s graceful and arching fronds make it a standout choice for gardeners and landscapers aiming for a visually arresting tropical or subtropical theme. With the proper care, it can be a long-lasting and iconic centerpiece in any landscape.

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