Cold Hardy Palm Trees Species / Types for Colder Climates
Most cold hardy Palm Tree species represent the tropics and it can be hard to believe that some cold hardy palm trees can withstand a deep winter freeze in subzero temperatures such as Needle Palm species. The Needle Palm tree type is cold hardy down to a temperature of -10's degrees F.
Some varieties of cold hardy Palm species can be grown successfully in NJ NY PA CT MD and much further north. The Palm Tree species which can withstand colder temperatures are considered more cold hardy thus we have "Cold hardy Palm Trees". Windmill palms (Trachycarpus Fortunei) Needle Palms ( Rhapidophyllum Hystrix ) Mediterranean fan palms (chamaerops Humilis ) are known to receive snowfall in their native habitats to give you an idea on the Palm Trees cold hardiness. These do very well in our area.