The Bismark Palm is a slow growing, beautiful landscape tree that will grow quite large. In order to ensure proper growth to maturity, watering is the Bismark Palm is extremely important. Although tricky, following these simple steps will insure successful growth. First, watering to ensure the roots stay moist for the first four to six months after planting, without allowing the root to become waterlogged is crucial. A good way to do this would be to water daily for the first month, then two to three times a week for the next several months, then about once a week for the next two years until well established. The amount of water should match the volume of the container that the palm came in. Following these simple steps can ensure a beautiful addition to any landscape for years to come.
- The Bismarck Palm makes a stately addition to any setting for cultivars. Be sure to water the plant according to certain standards to consider.
- Water the plant every day for the first month that it is in soil. That helps the plant put out new root growth as is needed.
- Water the plant two to three times per week for the next several months. Observe the plant to see how it responds to that kind of schedule.
“A good basic guideline is to water the palm every day for the first month and then two to three times per week for the next several months.”