The Bismarck Palm doesn't transplant very easily, if possible get it from container.
Bismarck PalmScientific Name: Bismarckia nobilis
Synonym: Medemia nobilis
Size: Up to 50 feet tall (15 m) Up to 20 feet in diameter (6 m), generally smaller
Min. Temperature: 30°F (-1°C)
Water Requirements: Regular water
Sun Requirements: Full sun
Germination: 2 to 3 months
10-25 silvery blue green leaves. Woolly wax on the bottom. Cleft to 1/3 of the leaf size. Filaments between the segments,
Up to 10 feet across (3 m).
2 feet long petioles (60 cm) divided at the base.
Trunk: No crownshaft,
Mature trees have dark gray trunks, smooth with leaf scars. Immature trunks still have old leafbases,
12 to 18 inches in diameter (30-45 cm).
Flower: The Bismarck palms are dioecious. Male and female flowers occur on different trees..
Flower stalk coming from among the leaves.
Fruit: speckled brown.
1.5 inch diameter.
Seed: 1.5 inch.
'Silver Select' variety resists down to 26°F (-3°C).
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