there are some terrific specialty nurseries. When it comes to palms and cycads, the best in the county is Jungle Music, up in Encinitas. Jungle Music is owned and operated by expert Phil Bergman and it is a treasure chest of everything from the ordinary (King Palm) to the very unusual (check out Phil’s Blushing Palm). My favorites are the Mexican Blue Palms (Brahea sp.). San Diego
The web page for Jungle Music is one of the best in the country. Phil has listed countless articles on everything from how to plant a palm tree;
To diagnosing cycad problems;
If you are interested in palms or cycads, the Jungle Music web page is the first place to start.
This weekend Phil is having his annual 2-Day Palm & Cycad Sale where a lot of his incredible specimens are 20% off. May is a great month for planting palms and cycads. So head on up and check out the fabulous Jungle Music.
450 Ocean View Ave, Encinitas,
(619) 291-5605 (Phil’s phone) www.junglemusic.net