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Category: Frost tolerant palms

Growing of frost tolerant palms

Frost tolerant palm Rhapidophyllum hystrix (The Needle Palm)


Rhapidophyllum hystrix

Rhapidophyllum hystrix is one of the most frost tolerant palm species. There is only one species in the genus Rhapidophyllum. The natural habitat of this palm are the wet areas of the South-Eastern part of the USA. However, thanks to its frost tolerance which is as low as – 20 °C it is a very popular garden plant around the world, particularly in Europe.

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