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Discover The Beauty Of Palm Trees In Utah's Unique Climate


With a semiarid to dry atmosphere, Utah offers the perfect conditions for cold hardy and desert hardy palms. As you explore this wonderful state, ensure the palms you choose are resilient enough to thrive in this environment.


Utah boasts warm summers and mild winters, making it an ideal destination for palm tree enthusiasts. Approximately 33% of the state is genuine desert, with winter temperatures averaging below 32°F. July temperatures average around 78°F, providing a pleasant summer experience. In contrast, January temperatures drop to around 28°F, creating a cool winter setting.


Snowfall is common in Utah, with an average of 59 inches per year. Thankfully, the Rocky Mountains come to the state's rescue by shielding it from the frigid cold from the north. The highest recorded temperature in Utah reached a scorching 117°F, while the lowest plummeted to a bone-chilling -69°F.


Utah encompasses USDA zones 3a to 8b, providing a diverse range of conditions for palm tree cultivation. Enjoy the process of selecting resilient palm tree varieties that can thrive in Utah's desert climate.

Palm Trees In Utah

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

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

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

Mazari Palm Tree – Zones 6b – 11 (- 5 to 0F) 

Triangle Palm Tree – Zones 10a – 11 (30 to 35F) 

Saw Palmetto Palm Tree – Zones 7a-11 (0 to 5 F) 

Pindo Palm Tree – Zones 7b-11 (5 to 10 F)

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