Here is a nice example of a hybrid that is becoming more common as the years go by. The triangle is the mother and the teddy bears the father and it is a fast grower with a little more cold hardiness. Definitely worth a try anywhere that a triangle will grow and possibly even one half zone colder!
Here I discuss what is arguably one of the cold hardiest palms in the world and how well it grows here in Southwest Florida. It is a beautiful palm but there are certain climate requirements for even very tough plants that make it hard for them to grow in more tropical climates.
Here I discuss the cultivation requirements for the triangle palm as well as where it grows in habitat in Madagascar. It has become a staple of the palm industry here in Florida in has a very unique look about it growing in three separate directions but distinct.
This is one of the first palms I saw in habitat outside of the United States and instantly appreciated the whole genus. It is not as cold hardy as other Sabals but is very pretty!
This is one of the few species of plants I have on this channel that is not actually a palm but is often referred to as one. It is a very common house plant and Landscape plant in Central and South Florida as well as other subtropical climates around the world.
She's really small but looks healthy even though is 40F .. A unique plant with a dramatic trunk shaped like a Tri- Angle and arched fronds, Moderate growth to 25ft. regular watering and fertilizer fronds damaged at 32F. (Dypsis decaryi)
Our neighbor needed his palm trees trimmed so his neighbor brought his deer stand over and his cordless saw and went to work.
Awesome Palm nursery in Kihei, Maui
Despite living in an ideal situation, the palm is still a little stunted for lack of nutrition and prolonged periods above the water line. If you'd like to read a nice informative article about this palm, go to Palmpedia dot net and look up Ravenea rivularis in the sub category of Madagascar palms. This article reaffirms the plants basic need of fertile mesic conditions.