According to the botanical definition, palms are not trees but large, woody herbs. For botanists studying the classification of plants, this makes sense because palms are classified as herbs, like their close relatives: grasses, bamboos, bananas, and sedges.
In addition to being some of the tallest woody herbs, they also hold the record for the world’s largest seeds. Palm seeds vary tremendously concerning size. Many palms have seeds no larger than 1/4 inches in diameter, while the largest seed of any flowering plant in the world is that of a palm. The Coco de Mer. It’s seeds weigh in at over 60 pounds and can reach 20 inches in diameter.
The palms’ energy-giving fruits, its coir for rope, and pliable fronds for building shelters were so important to the early people of its native regions that it quickly became a symbol of peace, prosperity, and fertility, rapidly working its way into the culture and folklore of the Romans, Judaism, Islam, and Christianity.
Soak seeds in water until first sprout. Plant in a pot filled with potting soil. Buddha Palm Deeds at the Amsterdam flower market.
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