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Palm trees (prices)

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by sal, Feb 24, 2004.

  1. sal

    sal LawnSite Member
    Messages: 11

    One of my customers has just finished putting in a pool and would like me to put in about 7-8 palm trees. Does anyone know of a good place to purchase palms without losing my shirt?:cool:
  2. D Felix

    D Felix LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,898

    Check with your local nursury's. I'd probably start with a John Deere Landscapes nursery, I know they've gotten them somewhere in their network before. I have no idea what they would cost though, I can't remember the last time I saw a live palm tree around here.:D They don't last too long when the snow starts flying!

  3. Danimal

    Danimal LawnSite Member
    Messages: 88

    I would do as D Flex said and check with John Deere Landscapes they seem to have access to almost every type of plant. You might try RarePlants in PTC but they may ask for your shirt and pants.
  4. Mr_Marc

    Mr_Marc LawnSite Member
    Messages: 218

    Let me ask you a question
    1 What type of palm
    2 Height
    I'll call my supplier and ask how much he whosales them for. This should give you a estimated price.
  5. BW4486

    BW4486 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 243

    heres just a few estimates

    Areca Palm- 1 gal = 1.50
    3 gal = 7.50
    7 gal =12.50
    10gal =18.00

    Canary Island Date Palm
    3 gal=7.50
    7 gal=15.00
    10 gal=25.00
    25 gal=55.00
    14 ft =375.00

    Chinese Fan Palm-
    1 gal=2.00
    3 gal=5.00
    5 gal=7.00
    7 gal=12.00
    10 gal=25.00
    15 gal=40.00

    European Fan Palm
    3 gal=9.00
    7 gal=30.00

    Those are Just a few wholesale prices. Prices will vary a little but if u need any other palm prices just ask
  6. sal

    sal LawnSite Member
    Messages: 11

    Thanks for the input , BW8846 Where u located in Fla. and is this a stanard price around the area? I'll will be driven down from Ga. to pick the palms up.
  7. BW4486

    BW4486 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 243

    Im Just South of Jacksonville
    The prices listed are out of a price book called PLANT FINDER
    it lists diferent florida nursery's wholesale prices for the different sizes

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