One of the most recognizable palm trees in the world for its spectacular fronds that range in color from orange to yellow to green. It can adapt to a wide range of soils. Travelers Palm Tree can create a wonderful shaded area in the yard or by the pool. Leaves resemble those of the banana and are symmetrically grouped, giving the tree the aspect of a hand fan. High winds can shred the leaves giving them a feather like appearance. Leaf stems can store a lot of rain water that can be used as an emergency drinking supply during drought. There are a lot of stories of travelers looking for the palm to get some water, hence the name Travelers Palm. Grows best in moist, well drained soil.
Height: 30-40 ft tall with 10-15 ft wide spread Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade