15 Most Popular Palm Trees

When someone mentions Florida, images of Blue Ocean, white sand, and beautiful Florida Palm Trees come to mind. Florida’s warm tropical climate makes it one of the best places in the world for growing palm trees. If you live in tropical climate like Florida the selection of palm trees you can plant in your garden is almost unlimited.

Palms make excellent landscape plants. Whether you want to frame a view or hide from your neighbors by creating a palm tree barrier, the variety of palms you can grow will astound you. With wide range of colors, sizes, and shapes, palms are a must have for a tropical garden.

With about 2,500 different species it’s not easy to find the best palm for your garden. Here are 15 most popular Palm Trees listed by their common name, so it’s easier for you to remember. I am also including their scientific name. You should be able to find these palms at your local nursery.

areca palm tree70x70 15 Most Popular Palm Trees 1. Areca Palm Tree
Scientific Name: Chrysalidocarpus lutescens
Common Name: Areca Palm, Yellow Palm, Butterfly Palm, Cane Palm, Golden Feather Palm
bismarck palm tree70x70 15 Most Popular Palm Trees 2. Bismarck Palm Tree
Scientific Name: Bismarckia nobilis
Common Name: Bismarck Palm, Bismark Palm
bottle palm tree70x70 15 Most Popular Palm Trees 3. Bottle Palm Tree
Scientific Name: Hyophorbe lagenicaulis
Common Name: Bottle Palm
carpentaria palm tree70x70 15 Most Popular Palm Trees 4. Carpentaria Palm Tree
Scientific Name: Carpentaria acuminata
Common Name: Carpentaria Palm
chinese palm tree70x70 15 Most Popular Palm Trees 5. Chinese Fan Palm Tree
Scientific Name: Livistona chinensis
Common Name: Chinese Fan Palm, Chinese Fountain Palm, Fountain Palm
coconut palm tree70x70 15 Most Popular Palm Trees 6. Coconut Palm Tree
Scientific Name: Cocos nucifera
Common Name: Coconut Palm
kentia palm tree70x70 15 Most Popular Palm Trees 7. Kentia Palm Tree
Scientific Name: Howea forsteriana
Common Name: Kentia Palm, Sentry Palm, Paradise Palm
lady palm tree70x70 15 Most Popular Palm Trees 8. Lady Palm Tree
Scientific Name: Rhapis excelsa
Common Name: Lady Palm, R. flabelliformis, Aristocratic Lady Palm
lipstick palm tree70x70 15 Most Popular Palm Trees 9. Lipstick Palm Tree
Scientific Name: Cyrtostachys renda
Common Name: Lipstick Palm, Sealing Wax Palm, Red Sealing Wax Palm
mexican palm tree70x70 15 Most Popular Palm Trees  

10. Mexican Fan Palm Tree
Scientific Name: Washingtonia robusta
Common Name: Mexican Fan Palm, Washington palm, Skyduster


queen palm tree70x70 15 Most Popular Palm Trees
11. Queen Palm Tree
Scientific Name: Syagrus romanzoffiana
Common Name: Queen Palm, Cocos Plumose, Arecastrum Romanzoffianum, Jeriva
royal palm tree70x70 15 Most Popular Palm Trees 12. Royal Palm Tree
Scientific Name: Roystonea oleracea
Common Name: Royal Palm
saw palm tree70x70 15 Most Popular Palm Trees 13. Saw Palmetto Palm Tree
Scientific Name: Serenoa repens
Common Name: Silver Saw Palmetto Palm, Saw Palmetto Palm, Scrub Palm
sago palm tree70x70 15 Most Popular Palm Trees 14. Sago Palm Tree
Scientific Name: Cycas revoluta
Common Name: Sago Palm, Japanese Sago Palm, King Sago Palm, Sago Cycas
windmill palm tree70x70 15 Most Popular Palm Trees 15. Windmill Palm Tree
Scientific Name: Trachycarpus fortunei
Common Name: Windmill Palm, Chusan Palm, Chinese Windmill Palm

Please let me know if you have any questions or comments. I always love to hear from you. Have a wonderful day :)

Susan Brian

2 Responses to “15 Most Popular Palm Trees”

  1. looking for a palm we saw in destin all over. more vertical fronds. not droopy. looked like majool date but not sure. trunk had a bubble underneath fronds.

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