Many northerners and snow birds lack a tropical look in their northern states, moving down to south Florida is refreshing for the natural and island landscapes therefore Areca palms are a major hit in south Florida when it comes to ornamental plants. For many reasons this plant has taken the palm beaches all the way down to the Florida Keys by storm. The Areca palm which consists of several branches of a palm tree like hedge or more commonly known as the Arecas is a very sustainable hedge that looks great and it is easy to maintain while providing a nice tropical look of a palm tree but also offering enough coverage to give you a great privacy hedge. A great advantage to an areca hedge is how much it loves the south Florida weather and also the south Florida soil. Being drought tolerant is a great advantage this plant possesses in comparison to other hedges. Areca can be Purchase in 7 Gallon Arecas, 15 Gallon Areca or 25 Gallon Areca Palm Trees in south Florida. This great ornamental hedge plant can be used as a specimen, a gorgeous privacy hedge or a privacy screen to keep people from looking in your yard and eventually it grows giving it enormous height for the ultimate coverage. It is a nice thick green hedge that is easy to maintain and very resistant to damage. Also referred to as an Areca Privacy hedge this plant is very popular for its high-end look for hedging and for providing an exotic look from the islands. With an areca wall you will not have to worry about any bug or incest problems as they are completely bug free, this offers a great alternative to the ficus. Arecas have been a wide hit in the landscape artisan/ professional world and in the common land owners taste who are looking to simple spice up their property with a gorgeous, simplistic ornamental plant, or maybe just find the best available hedge to protect their home and offer them the privacy they desire. The Areca privacy hedge is one of the best (considered by many) the best hedge plant available today, not only for its dense coverage, but also for its durability. If your true goal is to block out the nosy neighbors or the strangers from a sidewalk there is almost no better hedge than a nice and full areca hedge. It offers a quick solution as the growth rate for the arecas is a little faster than other ornamental hedges, it is 2.5-3 feet a year, and the width of the leaves and the overall diameter of the plant offers privacy coverage without gaps or see through spaces. The areca privacy hedge or areca wall is also great because it is low maintenance, once fertilized here at Farm Networks you will not need to fertilize your new arecas for at least another year, as we use a special, slow release fertilizer that will continue to nourish your plants for an entire year. The trimming on the arecas is also essential to maintain it full and growing evenly, every six months at least 6 inches should be tripped of the top of the plant only to force it to grow sideways and help you maintain the coverage that you enjoy without getting leggy or without your areca hedge loosing leaves towards the bottom of the plant or turning into an actual palm tree. The areca hedge is very easy to maintain, for the first two weeks they should be watered daily to ensure that their establishment period goes well and they get rooted correctly, after the initial 2 week establishment period your arecas will take of beautifully and with all the rain In south Florida will grow into a gorgeous hedge that you will just need to admire and enjoy and feel like you are In the islands.