There are several houseplants that look similar to palm trees. These plants include parlor palms, bamboo palms, pygmy date palms, European fan palms, lady palms and elephant-foot trees. Never allow these tropical plants to dry out. Keep them warm in a temperature range of 60 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit.
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Karen Carter has spent the last three years working as a technology specialist in the public school system. This position included hardware/software installation, customer support, and writing training manuals. She also spent four years as a newspaper editor/reporter at the Willapa Harbor Herald.