Overused, Inappropriate & Underutilized Palms for South ‘Florida Yards’

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Overused Palms

Sabal palmetto

Sabal palmetto

Syagrus romanzoffiana

Syagrus romanzoffiana

Phoenix roebelenii

Phoenix roebelenii

Washingtonia robusta

Washingtonia robusta

Dypsis lutescens

Dypsis lutescens

Livistona chinensis

Livistona chinensis

Chamaedorea seifrizii

Chamaedorea seifrizii

Phoenix reclinata

Phoenix reclinata

Ptychosperma elegans

Ptychosperma elegans

Roystonea regia

Roystonea regia

Inappropriate Palms

Acoelorrhape wrightii

Acoelorrhape wrightii

Phoenix dactylifera

Phoenix dactylifera

Ravenea rivularis

Ravenea rivularis

Inappropriate Palms

Cocos nucifera

Cocos nucifera

Pritchardia sp.

Pritchardia sp.

Adonidia merrillii

Adonidia merrillii

Inappropriate Palms

Chamaerops humilis

Chamaerops humilis

Jubaea chilensis

Jubaea chilensis

Trachycarpus fortunei

Trachycarpus fortunei

Underutilized Palms

Arenga engleri

Arenga engleri

Attalea cohune

Attalea cohune

Chamaedorea tepejilote

Chamaedorea tepejilote

Coccothrinax borhidiana

Coccothrinax borhidiana

Copernicia prunifera

Copernicia prunifera

Elaeis guineensis

Elaeis guineensis

Livistona decipiens

Livistona decipiens

Phoenix rupicola

Phoenix rupicola

Pseudophoenix vinifera

Pseudophoenix vinifera

Sabal domingensis

Sabal domingensis

Online Palm Reference:

Virtual Palm Encyclopedia

<http://www.plantapalm.com>

Website of the Palm & Cycad
Societies of Florida, Inc. (PACSOF)

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