The Foxtail palm is very popular because of it’s perfect proportions, self-cleaning habit and full fronds. It provides a wonderful tropical feel in any landscape. The Foxtail is available in single or multi-trunk specimens. The Foxtail palm works in almost any landscaping.
A Foxtail palm is a fast grower, reaching an ultimate height of about 30 feet. They prefer plenty of sunshine. A foxtail palm is somewhat drought-tolerant. They prefer regular waterings. They are also moderately salt-tolerant and self-cleaning.
Foxtail Palm Care
You will want to add top soil when you plant. Fertilize 3 times a year with a granular palm fertilizer containing micro nutrients. Supplement feedings by applying manganese or magnesium. It is self cleaning so you’ll never have to trim a frond.
Foxtail Palm Spacing
If you are planting close to the house give them at least 8 feet of space. If you are planting a row of Foxtails, place them at least 6 feet apart. Foxtail palms will work well in large containers while they’re young.
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