Asked by: Xianfen Charu
asked in category: General Last Updated: 19th January, 2020

Do palm trees get flowers?

Although they are largely known for their distinctive foliage swaying in the breeze, or their coconuts and dates, most palm trees grown outdoors do produce flowers. These flowers generally grow in clusters under the leaves and are small and insignificant.

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Similarly one may ask, how often does a palm tree flower?

Most species of palm trees will produce flowers and seeds and do this on a yearly basis. The time it takes for flowering and seed production is variable, but is usually about five years or more from the juvenile age to occur. In more tropical areas where growth is faster, flowering occurs in less time.

Additionally, is Palm Tree a flowering plant? Palm trees are angiosperms, which means flowering plants. They are monocots which means their seeds produce a single, leaf-like cotyledon when they sprout. This makes palms closely related to grasses and bamboos. Palms can grow very fast.

Just so, should I cut the flowers off my palm tree?

Palm flowers and fruits take energy and nutrients away from the tree, attract pests, and create hazards for people walking below. Cut fruit and fruit stalks from the fronds or trunk and remove flower growth by hand. Fruit stalks and flowers should be removed as soon as they are visible.

How do you keep palm trees from blooming?

Cut off the flower stalks with a loppers or pole pruner. If you want it done commercially, coordinate the pruning of your palm at the same time it produces flowers and cut them off at the same time the palm is pruned.

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