A starter palm tree of average size typically costs between $200 and $300. Of course, if you need a specific species or a larger tree, the price tag will increase, according to EvergreenSeeds. Let’s take a look at some average palm tree costs below!
How Much Do Palm Trees Cost?
There is no fixed cost when it comes to palm trees since each tree differs so much from the next. When visiting your local nursery, it’s quite possible to find prices ranging all the way from $10 to $800.
Before purchasing palm trees, figure out a budget and how many trees you’d like on your property. Some palms can survive both indoors and outdoors. Check out all the distinct looks these trees have offer, then compare costs.
Next, mark out some potential locations for these trees on your property. You’ll want to leave plenty of room between palm trees because they will spread out at the trunk rather than the shallow roots.
How Much Does A Small Palm Tree Cost?
Small palm trees likely cost between $15 and $50 each. If you purchase a younger palm, you’ll end up paying much less than if you buy a larger tree. It’s also possible to simply attempt to grow a palm tree with seeds. Many homeowners, though, find this to be a very long process, opting to purchase a younger palm instead.
How Much Does A Large Palm Tree Cost?
Any palm taller than four feet is considered a large palm tree. A larger palm between four and six feet tall will cost between $145 and $325. Fully grown trees, meanwhile, can be costly, with an average price range of $600 to $2,000. The type of palm tree picked out will also impact the bottom line.
How Fast Do Palm Trees Grow?
With more than 2,600 known species, palm tree heights can vary greatly. Growing on every continent except Antarctica, palm trees have been documented to grow anywhere from 10 feet to 200 feet tall. The average height of these trees is between 32 feet and 50 feet tall.
You will be able to look forward to having healthy growing palm trees once the watering, fertilizing, location, and pruning have all been worked out. Each species of palm trees has their own rate of growth. Continue reading below to get a better idea on what the average rate of growth for palm trees are.
When planted within the USDA hardiness zones 9 – 11, will grow at the rate of about 2-feet per year. Thus, a 15-gal. Queen Palm plant will give you a 25-foot Queen Palm in approximately 10-years. In all, you can consider this to be a fairly high speed of growth.
The King Palm is also a rapidly growing palm. They will grow rapidly in soil with good moisture and lots of nutrition. The King Palm will grow at a rate of almost 2-feet per year. Which means that it grows a little bit slower than a Queen Palm. The growing rate for a King Palm can be increased by planting it where it only gets a small amount of shade for the sun will help it to grow faster.
Mexican Fan Palm
The Mexican Fan Palm tree grows faster than most of the other palm trees. It is also one of Arizona’s more common palm trees, which can get as high as 70 to 100-feet in height, being taller than most of the residential yards can handle. Under normal conditions the Mexican Fan Palm tree will grow as much as 4-feet per year. However, because of their rapid growth and drastic heights they are popular for the use in public parks and for commercial uses.
These are also known as European Fan Palm trees and they are slow growers, growing around 6-inches per year, and reaching full maturity of 20-feet in height at a very slow pace. They are however, popular due to their fronds beauty and also their bark. These palms make a nice addition to many residential landscapes for they will not over power the landscapes visual presentation of the landscape itself or of the home.
As a fast-growing palm tree, the Foxtail Palm will grow 2 to 3-feet per year under normal (ideal) conditions, and reach a height of 30-feet in total height within a 10-year period. A good option for those seeking a rapid growing palm tree for shading. It has a deep root stem feature that gives it the ability to withstand drought conditions.
Palm Trees For Sale
If you live in the East Phoenix Valley and are looking for palm trees for sale for your property’s landscape, A&P Nursery can help! We grow our plants locally, so they’re already accustomed to surviving in the heat and common conditions in the Phoenix Valley. We have all of the most popular types of palm trees, and partner with the best landscaping companies to offer delivery and planting services at your home or commercial property. For more information please call one of the locations below or stop by to see the selection at any of our 4 east valley locations in Mesa, Gilbert, or Queen Creek.
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