Description for Travellar Palm
It has been given the name "traveller palm" because the sheaths of the stems hold rainwater, which supposedly could be used as an emergency drinking supply for needy travellers. These plants grow to be enormous, with huge leaves sprouting from a long stems in a flat, fan-shaped pattern like a peacock s tail.They are actually members of the bird-of-paradise plant family. The traveller palm is more closely related to the banana tree family than the palm tree one.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|fan palm||-||-||30-50 ft.||Easy.|
Planting and care
|It likes full sun but can also grow in light shade.||Moist, well drained soil||Regular watering||Can tolerate cold temperature down to 20 F||Fertilize 3 times a year in spring summer and autumn using a quality all-purpose or palm fertilizer.|
Caring for Travellar Palm
- Plant with top soil or organic peat moss added to the hole.
Trim off outside leaf branches as needed (and as long as the plant is reachable).
Typical uses of Travellar Palm
Ornamental use: Landscape uses for travelers palm. Anchor for a garden bed
- http://www.south-florida-plant-guide.com/travelers-palm.html http://www.palmtreepassion.com/travelers-palm.html#.VnKI4rZ97cs https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ravenala