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In a past Miami Herald article, I called a young palm a sapling. A reader asked why I used the term sapling for a young palm. The term sapling is used only for “trees” and from what he'd read, palms are not trees. This brought up a very interesting question: Are palms trees? read more

Palm trees do not produce a cambium layer–that part of a tree between the bark and the interior, that produces new growth each year. A horizontal cut through a tree’s trunk would show growth rings; a cut across a palm’s would not. read more

Palm trees should conjure more than just the image of a tropical paradise. This diverse family of plants has a rich history entwined with our own. read more

Palm trees are very different from regular trees when it comes to pruning. Because palm trees are sensitive, it’s very important that you take your time when trimming your tree. Unlike other trees, you can not cut back the canopy of a palm tree, because it will not grow back. read more

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13 Classic Palm Trees
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All Types of Palm Trees
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Palm Trees –Not Trees After All!
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