Hybrid Mule Palm Trees
Since 2002, Moultrie Palms has specialized in the growing of hybrid mule palm trees. A combination of the Butia capitata (pindo palm) and the Syagrus romanzoffiana (queen palm), the hybrid mule palm is touted as the best hybrid palm tree in the world, and for good reason—they are extremely hardy trees! Here are some fast facts about these palm trees for sale in Florida:
Common name: Hybrid mule palm tree
Scientific name: X Butiagrus nabonnandii
Growth rate: Hybrid mule palm trees tend to grow very quickly!
Origin: It is believed that these hybrids can be found naturally occurring in parts of South America.
Salt tolerance: These trees grow very well in coastal climates, and tolerate saltwater well.
Typical height: Mule palms grow to between 30 and 35 feet tall.
Drought tolerance: The hybrid mule palm tree is relatively drought tolerant.
Cold tolerance: While mule palms are great for warm coastal climates, they also are remarkably cold tolerant, able to survive temperatures of between 12 and 14 degrees Fahrenheit, depending on their age.
The hybrid mule palm tree is frequently regarded as one of the most beautiful palm trees in Florida. Frost-hardy and with pinnate leaves, mule palms are a standout feature in warm and colder climates, and make a perfect addition to gardens that can benefit from a unique and rare palm. Boasting a lush appearance comparable to that of the coconut tree, the mule palm is an ideal choice for those interested in large palm trees for sale in Florida.
To learn more about hybrid mule palm trees, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page or reach out to Moultrie Palms by calling 904-794-1363. We’re your premier source for hybrids of pindo and queen palm trees for sale in Florida, and we look forward to assisting you!