The Foxtail palm tree is the most used landscape palm tree in the world. The Foxtail palm has gain popularity because it is very durable and will tolerate a wide variety of soil conditions.
The Foxtail Palm was so named because of its wonderful spiral leaves which appear as a fox’s tail. Usually with no more than seven to nine leaves to its canopy.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Maximum Reachable Height
Up to 25 feet
Easy to grow
Planting and care
Palms grow best when you let their roots fill the pot.
They need soil-based potting compost and should not be re-potted unnecessarily.
They are sensitive to chemicals and will be damaged if you expose them to aerosol sprays.
If you need to treat them with insecticides, be sure what you use is suitable for a palm.
Watering should be done early in the morning if the soil feels dry to touch.
Appy the fertilizer during monsoon and the spring season.
Fox tail palm care
Foxtail palm is propagated by seeds. Soak the seeds for 24 hours before planting them. Panting season of the foxtail palm is monsoon season.
sandy loam soil
20 to 35 degrees C
Apply any organic fertilizer.
Fox tail palm special feature
Fox tail palm uses
This plant is used as the ornamental plant
Frequently Asked Questions
How to plant foxtail palm seeds?
To grow foxtail palm plant through seed consider the following points 1. Peel all flesh off.
2.soak the seed for 24 hrs.
3. Use a pot having 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 4. Fill the 1/3 pot with well-drained soil. To sow seeds make a hole about 1/2 inch in soil, place seeds in it, cover with soil and apply water. 3. Maintain the moisture in soil by applying water if soil in pot (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. 4. Keep the pot at a location receiving indirect bright light.then gradually move to a location that receives more than 6 hours of direct sunlight. Growth after two months shoot comes from top of seed.
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How to plant foxtail palms?
To plant Foxtail palm through seeds consider following points
1. Choose a pot having of 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2.Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot.
3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil.
4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives more than 6 hours of direct sunlight. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure. 1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct sunlight for more than 6 hours a day. 2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in. 3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil. 4. Apply water General caring tips Plant should get more than 6 hours of sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer once in a month.
How tall do foxtail palm trees grow?
Foxtail palm tree grows up to 30 feet tall.
How fast do foxtail palms grow?
Foxtail is a fast-growing plant, it will grow 2 to 3 feet a year.
Will foxtail palms survive a freeze?
Freeze can damage the Foxtail palms when the temperature goes in -2 degrees celsius. Foxtail palms are particularly sensitive to cold weather.
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