The Queen Palm is a great choice to line walks and entrances though it does not grow as tall as the Royal Palm it’s rate of growth is much faster.
Here is a close up of the Queen palm fruit. The fruit is safe to eat. The palm heart of this tree is also edible.
The Queen Palm is a very common palm tree most likely due to the fact that it is one of the more inexpensive palms sold world wide.
This Palm will begin to produce large amounts of edible, sweet fruit in spring till late fall.
This palm tree will first produce a beautiful hanging ornament which will then develop into fruit. This ornament is one of the most beautiful features of the Queen Palm.
The Queen Palm originates from the country of Brazil where they are rated at 40ft tall. However, most Queen Palms that can be found are much shorter.
The Queen Palm fronds are long and lacy with a dark glossy green color which has a double row of leaflets.
Palm Tree Facts:
This Palm tree is available to buy Common Name: The Queen Palm
Also known as: Cocos plumose
Scientific Name: Syagrus romanzoffiana