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Nebraska is considered to be a very chilly state that isn't appropriate for developing palm trees. Nebraska is separated into two climatic areas with sticky mainland atmosphere in the eastern portion of the state and semi-bone-dry atmosphere in the western portion of the state. During the summer months it is hot with normal July temperatures of 76°F (24°C). The winter is cold with normal January temperatures of 22°F (– 6°C). 

The state gets around 25-35 inches (65-90 cm) of snowfall yearly. The hottest temperature at any point recorded was 118 °F (48 °C) and the most reduced was −47 °F (−44 °C). Nebraska USDA zones territory from 4a to 6a. 

Palm Trees in Nebraska 

As should be obvious from the zone map, the vast majority of the state resides in 4b and 5a which are unreasonably cold for palm trees. Your only choice would be to have potted palm trees outside when it is warm, and then move them indoors before the first frost. Here are some extraordinary indoor/outdoor palms: 

Areca Palm Tree – Zones 9a – 11 (20 to 25 F) 

Chinese Fan Palm Tree – Zones 8a – 11 (10 to 15 F) 

Kentia Palm Tree – Zones 9b – 11 (25 to 30 F) 

Lady Palm Tree – Zones 8b – 11 (15 to 20 F)