Pygmy Date Palm – Phoenix roebelenii

Pygmy Date Palm is a small, often multi-trunked palm that produces edible fruit! In their younger years, before developing much trunk height, these palms have the distant appearance of a large, fine-textured shrub. While their trunks are slow to develop, they put on foliar growth much more quickly, which allows them to replace frozen winter…

Queen Palm – Syagrus romanzoffiana

The Queen palm is an elegant palm; graceful with its shiny, feathery green foliage that droops down, casting lovely light shade to those underneath it. Small, creamy white or yellow blossoms are produced during the warm season, and followed by little orange, edible fruits. Because fronds can be damaged by high winds and cold weather,…

Prairie Acacia – Acacia angustissima

Prairie acacia is a delicate looking shrub that is actually quite foolproof; growing easily in almost any soil with good drainage, and performing well whether planted in full sun or shade. Its lack of thorns is an atypical feature among the usually thorny acacias, and its low growing, compact habit makes it a perfect fit…