Today Kentia palms are considered expensive. During their first introduction to Europe they were a luxury only for the elite aristocracy. PDI designs with these office indoor plants in Boston.
Once introduced into Europe, the Kentia Palm was immediately recognized as remarkable for its dramatic appearance and ability to readily flourish indoors. Strong survival rates meant greater numbers of seeds could be imported successfully. However, the Kentias were still very expensive to purchase and therefore exclusive even for Boston office indoor plants .
The prohibitive cost factor resulted in Kentia Palms becoming famous house plants among the nobility and aristocracy of Europe. Royal residences and stately homes had the high ceilings where Kentias could be displayed in all there glory.
The owners also had the budgets necessary for securing them. Kentias could be found by the late 1800’s in parlors, ballrooms, reception areas and conservatories. Since Kentias lived in splendor for many years they were cost effective. Growers found them a popular, worthwhile and well valued investment. They believed that Kentias defined the good fashion sense and wealth of the plants’ owners. Kentia Palms were admired throughout Europe’s aristocratic, upper class and well-to-do middle class families.
At Plantscape Designs Inc. enthusiastically we design your Boston offices with these elegant indoor palms.
Majestic, hardy, these Kentia palms originating from the Pacific Island of Northfolk Island are an investment when designing your Boston office plant work place in the Boston, Ma area.