Rhapidophyllum hystrix

Family: Arecaceae    Palm Tree

Common Name: Needle Palm

Scientific Synonymy:
Corypha hystrix, Chamaerops hystrix, Sabal hystrix, Rhapis caroliniana

Common Synonymy:
Blue palmetto, Porcupine palm. French: Palmier à aiguilles. German: Nadelpalme.

Cold Hardiness Zone: 7a     View the UK and US zone maps

General Information:
Native to the coastal plain of the S.E. United States, from Central Florida, north to Georgia and west to Mississippi.


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