Since 1870 the De Luca family has taken a special pride in producing and marketing, around the world the finest ornamental plants for interior and landscaping uses.!
Established in the U.S.A since 1986, we have been able to offer Florida plants to buyers across the European continent, shipping overseas hundreds of refrigerated 40’ containers of premium quality plants, as Palms, Cycads, Trees and rare plants in size ranging from 3 gallon to 500 gallon specimens. Antoniodeluca Farms Inc. is a grower and distributor in South Florida, which includes 25 acres of nursery, owned by the affiliate company, Benjamina Nursery, is also dedicated to supply the United States, Canada and The Caribbean Islands. We also provide a brokerage service, offering a large monthly inventory which includes more the 30,000 plants from over 1,100 different growers.
Bismarckia nobilis grows from solitary trunks, gray to tan in color, which show ringed indentations from old leaf bases. Trunks are 30 to 45 cm in diameter, slightly bulging at the base, and free of leaf bases in all but its youngest parts. In their natural habitat they can reach above 25 meters in height but usually get no taller than 12 m in cultivation. The nearly rounded leaves are enormous in maturity, over 3 m wide, and are divided to a third its length into 20 or more stiff...
This beautiful and unusual palm grows in huge clumps that can make a striking statement in the landscape. The Senegal date palm is variable in shape and form but tends to grow as clumps composed of multiple stems reaching 25 ft (7.6m) to 50 ft (15 m) in height. These slender stems are covered with brown fiber and tend to curve away from the center of the clump in graceful arcs.They are topped by crowns of dark green to yellow green pinnate (feather shaped) fronds.
This is a very elegant and beautiful palm with its completely circular fan-shaped leaves. These leaves are huge to 2 metres across, dark green and silvery white underneath. It is an understorey palm and can grow to 5 metres tall. This palm has only recently been introduced to cultivation and is regarded as rare. Still it is being used more and more in tropical and subtropical gardens and as a container plant. It is absolutely gorgeous and not overwhelmingly big.