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Bismarck Palm

Bismarckia nobilis

Bismarck Palm, Bismarckia nobilis Description

Height: 40-70 feet (12-21 meters)
Spread: 10-15 feet (3-4.5 meters)
Leaf: 36 inches or longer (>91 cm)
Range: Not native to North America (USDA Hardiness Zones 10 through 11- southern Florida, southern Arizona and southern coastal California.)

General Care Tips

Bismarck Palms tolerate both sunny and partially shady conditions, although it grows fastest and has better leaf color in full sun. Trees tolerate a variety of well-drained soils and are drought and salt resistant. Prune sparingly. Avoid damaging lower trunk and roots. It is a difficult tree to transplant.

Things to Watch For

Insect pests include scales. There are no major disease problems.