Grant's Gardens, Inc. uses large trees and palms to create focal points, balance architectural features and define scale in the landscape. Large Maypan Coconut Palms, Bismarckia Palms, Cuban Royal Palms, Sabal Palms, Pindo Palms, Carnavon Palm, Ribbon Palm or Medjool Date Palm and staggered height plantings can generate an amazing array of natural beauty.
When massed plantings of palms are located along an avenue, seawall, boardwalk or across the front of a landscape in matching rows, they can create a mature majestic tropical landscape. Large Palm and tree plantings require copious planning, coordinating and synchronization. Soil amendment, drainage, maintenance, lighting and irrigation must be planned well in advance.
Large equipment and machinery - like barges, cranes, excavators, backhoes, trenchers, front-end loaders, etc. etc. need to be carefully deployed in order to achieve the end result. Finally, landscape lighting of these large softscape elements, is critical to the final aesthetic effect.
Important environmental conditions that must be considered when planting large trees and palms: