Bismarck Palm (Bismarckia nobilis)


Bismarck Palm

Bismarckia nobilis

Bismarck Palms are sure to get noticed in your landscape for all the right reasons - they feature unique blue-grey colored fan-like fronds that accentuate its striking good looks. It can grow to be a large palm with a stout trunk and a beautiful symmetrical crown that you can’t help but admire. Its growth habit makes it an excellent choice to block unwanted views too. It’s easy to see why this is one of the most widely used palms for landscaping. Native to Madagascar, Bismarck Palms are a beautiful addition to any SoCal landscape – as focal points, desert to tropical landscapes and lining streets and driveways up and down the coastal and inland areas of San Diego!

Bismarck Palm care is easy. They require full sun and are mildly drought and salt tolerant once established. They require low to moderate watering and can stay healthy if they are well pruned of dead or dying leaves. It’s cold tolerant and highly tolerant of intense heat, in fact, it loves the warmer weather. At Palm Paradise, we have beautiful Bismarck Palms for sale in a variety of sizes, all grown in our local climate and ready to thrive in your SoCal landscape. With proper fertilizer, such as our Super Palm Juice, you can optimize the performance of the palm and watch it explode with stunning, eye-catching growth!

Create your own little slice of paradise and plant gorgeous Bismarck Palm specimens into your landscape. They are truly magnificent specimens and look incredible when lit up with nighttime landscape lighting. Day or night, it’s hard to ignore the stunning and dramatic look of Bismarck Palms. Our bigger specimens will bring a natural maturity to your site!

Come visit our huge Palm Paradise nursery and see our amazing Bismarck Palm specimens. Ours are only grown from our premium quality seedlings, for better looking, healthier and hardier palms! No one else does what we do! We are the only people that grow these and assure their quality!

  • Can grow to be a large palm tree, so it's perfect for use as a lush tropical hedge for privacy and blocking unwanted views!
  • Stunning, unique-colored fan-like fronds, stout trunk and a symmetrical crown gives it a look that is unlike any other palm
  • A very popular landscaping palm throughout Southern California!
  • Cold and Heat tolerant, so it can grow almost anywhere in our area


Colors range from blue-green to bronze-green

Ideal for desert and low water using landscapes

Very unique palm with canopy reaches several feet wide

Low maintenance and loves full sun