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Christmas Palm Veitchia merrillii


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Product Details

Mature Height: 6 ft Indoors
8-12 ft Patio
15-20 ft Outdoors
Mature Width: 5-10 ft.
Sunlight: Full-Partial
Growth Rate: Moderate
Botanical Name: Veitchia merrillii
Does Not Ship To: AZ
Grows Well In Zones: 4-11 patio / 9-11 outdoors
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Growing Zones: 4-11 patio / 9-11 outdoors

(hardy down to 30℉)

Product Description

The Top Palm for Container Growing

Vibrant tropical flair, right in your own backyard. With multi-trunk Christmas Palms planted in your landscape, you can walk out the door to find paradise.

Place yours in a container and bring it inside for the perfect accent piece, or place it on the porch or patio. By only growing 10 to 20 feet tall, and 5 to 10 feet wide when planted in the ground, Christmas Palms can fit anywhere. They are perfect for tight, compact spaces, including areas near sidewalks and driveways. This is the palm that won’t take over or outgrow the area.

However, their crowns are large enough to create relaxing areas of shade beneath them. They can be strategically placed to create shade by the pool, in the yard, or driveway to provide cool relief from the heat.

Best of all, Christmas Palms are incredibly low-maintenance and don’t require a lot of attention. All you have to decide is where your Christmas Palms will look best. Before you know it, you'll have mature, elegant palm trees in your yard or home, making a beautiful statement.

At the top of every Christmas Palm, you will find a lush green crown, filled with 10 to 12 arching fronds. They also have textured trunks with darker rings where older leaves used to be, giving them a unique pattern.

And in the summer, clusters of small green flowers bloom and quickly start growing into round, green fruit. In the late fall, towards December, the ornamental fruit turns a shade of scarlet red, and they look like Christmas ornaments, giving this color palm its name.

Basically, you'll have self-decorating trees that will thrive anywhere. Is there anything better? Lend a festive touch to your garden and order your own Christmas Palm today!

Planting & Care

1. Planting: Choose a location that receives a lot of sunlight (4-6+ hours daily) in colder climates but indirect sun in warmer climates. When you're ready to plant, dig your hole 2 to 3 times the width and slightly shallower than the root ball. Hold the tree straight as you begin to backfill the site, tamping down the soil as you go. When finished, apply water to settle the soil and remove any air pockets.

If you plant in a container, select one that is 1 to 2 times larger than the pot your plant arrived in. Choose a location on the patio, backyard, or front/side of the house, providing it will receive full to partial sun.

2. Watering: Stick your finger into the potting soil down to a depth of 2 inches and feel around for any moisture. If the soil is drying out, go ahead and water until you see it escaping the drainage holes and then stop. If there is still moisture present, leave it be until it dries a bit more.

3. Pruning: Palms do not need much pruning except to remove damaged fronds. Be careful not to pull off any dead or damaged fronds - always remove any damaged fronds by pruning them off with a sharp pair of sterilized pruners.

4. Fertilizing: You can apply palm fertilizers that contain specific nutrients best suited for these varieties. If you prefer, you can use a balanced fertilizer such as an 8-8-8 formula for quicker growth in spring and summer.

Shipping Details

Shipping Alert:

You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in Growing Zones 3 & 4. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our Growing Zone Finder.

Some plants are not available for immediate shipment, and delayed delivery is noted.

We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.

Zone Map
Growing Zone Shipping Resumes
Zones 3 & 4 Week of May 3rd
Zones 5 - 11 Ships Now!

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

Amount of Order Shipping Charge
Less than $15 $11.95
$15.00-$23.99 $13.95
$24.00-$39.99 $16.95
$40.00-$79.99 $19.95
$80.00-$98.99 $24.95
$99.00-$128.99 $29.95
$129 + FREE SHIPPING!

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07/26/2020
Steve V.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Christmas Palm

Ordered a Christmas Palm for my wife for our anniversary. I came a week earlier than was told. The tree is in great condition and we are going to plant it in a pot, so it can be an indoor outdoor tree. I couldn’t believe how excited my wife is over this Palm. I will be ordering from fast-growing-trees again as we recently purchased our home and re landscaping our property.

PE
06/22/2020
Patrick E.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Christmas in June !

I purchased & received 4 small Christmas palms for my front yard landscape reno and I love them ! They arrived healthy and were packaged nicely. Mahalo FGT !

BW
06/03/2020
Benrowen W.
United States United States
Christmas palm

Satisfied and came in perfectly packaged in good condition. I hope they survive.

MK
05/26/2020
Mandeep K.
United States United States
Great

Good in length of palms, good shape ,overall perfect

KB
05/13/2020
Kathy B.
United States United States
Christmas Palm & Willow tree

Very good - I have yet to plant the Christmas Tree Palm (will do so this weekend, in a potted planter) but have planted the willow tree in my front yard - I love both. Thank you!

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