Palm, Needle

Rhapidophyllum hystrix

  • Extremely cold hardy, trunk-less shrubby palm.

  • Fast grower to 6’ with suckers that create a large clump.

  • Low maintenance evergreen for shady spots.

  • Trunkless palm that has long thin dark brown needles at its base.


Southeastern United States

USDA Cold hardiness Zones


Light Requirement

Full to part shade can be acclimated to more sun.

Soil Requirements

Likes moist well drained soil though moderately drought tolerant.