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Palm Tree Types

Acai Palm Tree – Euterpe oleracea
Common Name: Açaí Palm, Assai Palm, Acai Palma
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 10a – 11

Areca Palm Tree – Chrysalidocarpus lutescens
Common Name: Areca Palm, Yellow Palm, Butterfly Palm, Cane Palm, Golden Feather Palm 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 9a – 11

Bailey’s Copernicia Palm Tree – Copernicia Baileyana 
Common Name: Yarey Palm, Bailey Yarey Palm
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 9b – 11

Bamboo Palm Tree – Chamaedorea seifrizii
Common Name: Bamboo Palm, Reed Palm, Clustered Parlor Palm, Cane Palm 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 9a – 11

Banana Palm Tree – Musa
Common Name: Banana Palm, Banana Tree, Plantain Tree, Plantain Palm
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 8b – 11

Bismarck Palm Tree – Bismarckia nobilis
Common Name: Bismarck Palm, Bismark Palm
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 8b – 11


Blue Hesper Palm Tree – Brahea armata
Common Name: Blue Hesper Palm, Blue Palm, Sweet Brahea Palm, Gray Goddess
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 8b – 11

Blue Latan Palm – Latania loddigesii
Common Name: Blue Latan, Blue Latania Palm 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 9b – 11

Bottle Palm Tree – Hyophorbe lagenicaulis
Common Name: Bottle Palm 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 10a – 11

Buccaneer Palm Tree – Pseudophoenix sargentii
Common Name: Cherry Palm, Sargent’s Cherry Palm, Palma de Guinea
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 10a – 11

Cabbage Palm Tree – Sabal palmetto
Common Name: Cabbage Palm, Sabal Palm, Carolina Palmetto, Sabal Palmetto 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 8a – 11

California Fan Palm Tree – Washingtonia filifera
Common Name: California Fan Palm, Desert Fan Palm, American Cotton palm, Arizona Fan Palm 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 8b – 11

Canary Island Date Palm Tree – Phoenix canariensis
Common Name: Canary Island Date Palm, Canary Date Palm, Canary Palm, Pineapple Palm 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 8b – 11

Caranday Palm Tree – Copernicia alba
Common Name: Caranday Palm, Wax Palm, Caranday Wax Palm 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 9a – 11

Cardboard Palm Tree – Zamia furfuracea
Common Name: Cardboard Palm, Cardboard Plant, Cardboard Sago, Cardboard Cycad, Mexican Cycad 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 9a – 11

Carpentaria Palm Tree – Carpentaria acuminata
Common Name: Carpentaria Palm 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 10a – 11

Cat Palm Tree – Chamaedorea cataractarum
Common Name: Cascade Palm, Cataract Palm 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 9b – 11

Chinese Fan Palm Tree – Livistona chinensis
Common Name: Chinese Fan Palm, Chinese Fountain Palm, Fountain Palm 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 8a – 11

Christmas Palm Tree – Veitchia Merrillii
Common Name: Christmas Palm, Manila Palm, Kerpis Palm, Adonidia
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 10a – 11

Coconut Palm Tree – Cocos nucifera
Common Name: Coconut Palm 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 9a – 11

Coyure Palm Tree – Aiphanes horrida
Common Name: Ruffle Palm Tree, Aculeata Palm
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 10a – 11

Cuban Belly Palm Tree – Acrocomia crispa
Common Name: Corojo Palm
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 9b – 11

Cuban Petticoat Palm Tree – Copernicia macroglossa
Common Name: Petticoat Palm, Cuban Palm 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 9b – 11

European Fan Palm Tree – Chamaerops humilis
Common Name: European Fan Palm, Mediterranean fan palm 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 7b – 11

Fiji Fan Palm Tree – Pritchardia pacifica
Common Name: Fiji Fan Palm, Fiji Palm 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 10a – 11

Fishtail Palm Tree – Caryota mitis
Common Name: Clustered Fishtail Palm
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 8b – 11

Flame Thrower Palm Tree – Chambeyronia macrocarpa
Common Name: Red Feather Palm, Red Leaf Palm, Blushing Palm, Watermelon Palm
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 9a – 11

Florida Thatch Palm Tree – Thrinax radiata
Common Name: Silk-top Thatch Palm, Sea Thatch Palm 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 10a – 11

Foxtail Palm Tree – Wodyetia bifurcata
Common Name: Wodyetia bifurcate, Wodyetia Palm 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 10a – 11

Guadalupe Palm Tree – Brahea edulis
Common Name: Guadalupe Palm
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 9a – 11

Jade Empress Palm Tree – Rhapis multifida
Common Name: Jade Palm, Lady Finger Palm, Finger Palm, Finger Lady Palm
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 9a – 11

Joey Palm Tree – Johannesteijsmannia altifrons
Common Name: Diamond Joey Palm, Diamond Joey 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 9b – 11

Kentia Palm Tree – Howea forsteriana
Common Name: Kentia Palm, Sentry Palm, Paradise Palm 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 9b – 11

Key Thatch Palm Tree – Thrinax morrisii or Leucothrinax morrisii
Common Name: Peaberry palm, Sea Thatch Palm, Blue Thatch Palm 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 10a – 11

King Palm Tree – Archontophoenix alexandrae
Common Name: King Palm, Alexandra Palm, Alexander Palm, Alexandrae Palm 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 9b – 11

Lady Palm Tree – Rhapis excelsa
Common Name: Lady Palm, R. flabelliformis, Aristocratic Lady Palm 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 8b – 11

Lipstick Palm Tree – Cyrtostachys renda
Common Name: Lipstick Palm, Sealing Wax Palm, Red Sealing Wax Palm
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 10b – 11

Macaw Palm Tree – Aiphanes minima
Common Name: Devils Palm Tree 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 10a – 11

Majesty Palm Tree – Ravenea rivularis
Common Name: Majesty Palm 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 9b – 11

Mazari Palm Tree – Nannorrhops ritchiana
Common Name: Mazari Palm, Mazzari Palm
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 6b – 11

Metallica Palm Tree – Chamaedorea metallica
Common Name: Metal Palm, Metallic Palm, Miniature Fishtail Palm, Dwarf Fishtail Palm
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 9b – 11

Mexican Fan Palm Tree – Washingtonia robusta
Common Name: Mexican Fan Palm, Washington palm, Skyduster 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 8b – 11

Miniature Chusan Palm Tree – Trachycarpus wagnerianus
Common Name: Miniature Chusan Palm, Wagner’s Windmill Palm, Waggie Palm, Waggie
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 7a – 11

Mule Palm Tree – Butiagrus nabonnandii
Common Name: Butia Queen Cross, Pindo Palm, Butia x Syagrus 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 9a – 11

Needle Palm Tree – Rhapidophyllum hystrix
Common Name: Needle Palm, Porcupine Palm 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 5b – 11

Old Man Palm Tree – Coccothrinax crinita
Common Name: Old Man Palm, Thatch Palm, Guano Barbudo, Guano Petate, Palma Petate 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 9a – 11

Orange Crownshaft Palm Tree – Areca vestiaria
Common Name: Orange Crownshaft Palm, Orange Palm, Areca vestiaria, Sunset Palm
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 10a – 11

Parlor Palm Tree – Chamaedorea elegans
Common Name: Parlour Palm, Neanthe Palm, Table Top Palm, Neanthe Bella 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 9b – 11

Paurotis Palm Tree – Acoelorrhaphe wrightii
Common Name: Paurotis Everglades Palm, Paurotis Palm, Everglades Palm 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 10a – 11

Pindo Palm Tree – Butia capitata
Common Name: Pindo Palm, Jelly palm, Wine Palm 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 7b – 11

Ponytail Palm Tree – Beaucarnea recurvata
Common Name: Ponytail Palm, Pony Tail Palm, Bottle Palm, Monja, Palma Culona, Elephant-Foot Tree, Elephant Foot 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 8b – 11

Purple King Palm Tree – Archontophoenix purpurea
Common Name: Purple King Palm, Mount Lewis King, Purple Piccabean Palm, Purple Palm
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 9b – 11

Princess Palm Tree – Dictyosperma album
Common Name: Hurricane Palm, Princess Tree
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 9b – 11

Pygmy Date Palm Tree – Phoenix roebelenii
Common Name: Pygmy Date Palm, Robellini Palm, Miniature Date Palm 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 8b – 11

Queen Palm Tree – Syagrus romanzoffiana
Common Name: Queen Palm, Cocos Plumose, Arecastrum Romanzoffianum, Jeriva 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 8b – 11

Red Latan Palm Tree – Latania lontaroides
Common Name: Red Latan Palm, Latania borbonica, Latania commersonii, Latanier Rouge 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 9a – 11

Ruffled Fan Palm Tree – Licuala grandis
Common Name: Ruffled Fan Palm, Vanuatu Fan Palm, Palas Palm, Ruffled Lantan Palm
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 10a – 11

Royal Palm Tree – Roystonea oleracea
Common Name: Royal Palm 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 10a – 11

Sago Palm Tree – Cycas revoluta
Common Name: Sago Palm, Japanese Sago Palm, King Sago Palm, Sago Cycas 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 7b – 11

Saw Palmetto Palm Tree – Serenoa repens
Common Name: Silver Saw Palmetto Palm, Saw Palmetto Palm, Scrub Palm 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 7a – 11

Spindle Palm Tree – Hyophorbe verschaffeltii
Common Name: Spindle Palm, Mascarena verschaffeltii 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 10a – 11

Sylvester Date Palm Tree – Phoenix sylvestris
Common Name: Sylvester Date Palm, Sugar Date Palm, India Date Palm, Silver Date Palm, Wild Date Palm 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 8b – 11

Teddy Bear Palm Tree – Dypsis leptocheilos, Neodypsis lastelliana
Common Name: Teddy Bear Palm, Redneck Palm
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 9b – 11

Travelers Palm Tree – Ravenala madagascariensis
Common Name: Travelers Palm, Travellers Palm, Traveler’s Tree 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 9a – 11

Triangle Palm Tree – Dypsis decaryi
Common Name: Triangle Palm, Three Sided Palm, Neodypsis decaryi 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 10a – 11

True Date Palm Tree – Phoenix dactylifera
Common Name: True Date Palm, Date Palm, Edible Date Palm, Deglet Noor 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 8b – 11

Windmill Palm Tree – Trachycarpus fortunei
Common Name: Windmill Palm, Chusan Palm, Chinese Windmill Palm 
Cold Hardiness: USDA Zones 7b – 11