Palm trees inspire magical tales and evoke visions of desert oasis’ and tropical islands. However, did you know palm trees are not technically trees at all? They are actually part of the grass family. Here are some other fun facts about palms…
- Palms “trees” once covered Antarctica — sounds crazy but scientists back this up.
- There is a palm wine called “Kallu” which is commonly served in certain parts of Asia and Africa.
- Palms “trees” are also called the Tree of the Bible as palms were laid across the rode for Christ when he road into Jerusalem.
- Trunks of palms do not grow wider, they grow taller.