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Florida Travelers Palms

Florida Travelers Palms Are Worth Traveling to See

Weary travelers would quench their thirst with rainwater collected at the base of the leaves, hence the common name "Travelers Palm" for Ravenala madagascariensis. Florida Travelers Palms are fascinating to see, so if you’ve never had the experience, travel to Sarasota’s barrier islands for a peek. Siesta Key, Bird Key,…

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Wild Date Palms

Wild Date Palms Put on a Glamorous Trunk Show

Wild Date palms boast exotic trunks that make them the fashionistas of Florida’s palm world. In fact, if they could waltz down a fashion runway, all eyes would focus on what makes them so wonderfully Florida. It’s not just their sweeping fronds. Or their tall sleek stature. It’s not even…

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Pindo Palm

Florida Pindo Palms Provide Instant Feathery Flair

Florida pindo palms, or “jelly palms,” are a real day brightener. First, they’ll lure you outdoors just to watch their feathery fronds ruffle in the wind. Then they’ll present you with a gift to take back inside: loads of orange-colored berries that make a delicious jelly. With their sweet banana/pineapple…

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Maypan coconut palms on Siesta Key in Sarasota, Florida.

Maypan Coconut Palms Serve All Your Tropical Tastes

Maypan coconut palms satisfy almost any tropical taste because they do two things really well. They please the eye and the palette in the most quintessential Florida way. First, consider their good looks. These single-trunk palms can grow up to 50 feet tall and are one of the most universally…

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