Palms are a part of the South Florida lifestyle. Palms, more than any other plant, typify the tropical setting. I have several varieties growing in my yard including 3 towering coconut palms loaded with coconuts. Palms, since they are tropical trees, also survive hurricanes better than most trees. Other native trees, like live oaks, survive hurricanes well, especially if they have been trimmed some to thin them out. I love palms, but not everyone sees it the same as I do.
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