Grows upward, thicker trunks than australian tree fern, stiff pinnate leaf. Grows 15' tall and 10' wide.
Pygmy Date Palm
Really small, often containerized, dates not edible, creates pups, xeric, thorns along petiole, pinnate fronds. Grows 6-10' tall and 3-5' wide.
Canary Island Date Palm
Biggest phoenix likely to use, fronds branch out in a full circular form, very formal, xeric, thorns along the petiole, pinnate leaves. Grows 50-60' tall and 50' wide.
Where dates come from, smaller width than other phoenixs', usually booted so that the trunk is diamondy. Fronds grow into a half circle form, very formal. xeric, thorns along the petiole. Grows 50-80' tall and 20-40' wide.
Senegal Date Palm
Reckless multi-trunked tree, if not cleaned up turns into dense mass, xeric, thorns along petiole, pinnate leaves. Grows 60' high and wide.
Looks like a bird of paradise but grows 2-d or flat, then fans out at the top. Grows 50-60 high and wide.
Giant Bird of Paradise
White bird of paradise flower, simple large leaf, background tree, or specimin for foliage. Grows 20-30' high and wide.
Bird of Paradise
Really pretty orange and blue flower, blooms year round, large leaf, used for massing, and as a specimin for flower and foliage.Grows 3-5' high and wide.
Mexican Fan Palm
Grey skinny trunk, saw blade style thorns along palmate leaf stem. Grows 60-70' high and 5-10' wide.
California Fan Palm
Lighter brownish red trunk, thicker and smoother trunk than robusta, and lacyer fronds than the robusta. Grows 40-50' tall and 25' wide.
Orangutan trunk (orangish brown and furry), looks like a windmill from above, specimin for many reasons, not large, framing and formal, grouping, or wild look. Grows 10-20' high and 5-7' wide.
Mediterranean Fan Palm/ European Fan Palm
Multi-trunked, fan leaf, tiny thorns along the petiole, a little fuzz on the trunk, produces red fruit. Grows 10' high and wide.
Jelly Palm/ Pindo Palm
Pineapple shaped base, frond comes up and curves back down, pinnate leaf, lacey fronds. Grows 15' tall and 10-15' wide.