Fan leaves are used for decorative palm. 4 pieces per bag. ECO-FRIENDLY: Palms are cut to guarantee a new crop each season. ORDER IS SHIPPED AS CLOSE TO PALM SUNDAY AS POSSIBLE. Fan Palm needs to be treated like a cut flower. Remove from shipping box. Place stems in water. Plastic bags should be kept on the leaves as long as possible to ensure freshness. Palm should be kept in a cool area (less than 50 degrees). Out of sunlight. An unheated basement area is best. Sheds and garages can heat up as it get closer to the middle of April. Fan palm tips are usually brown. This is the way it grows.