Palms for Central Florida

The following is a list of palms that are suitable for Hardiness Zones 9a and 9b. Ideally, these plants can take some frost and still survive hot humid summers.

Name
Scientific Name
Hardiness Zones
Bird-of-paradise tree Strelitzia nicolai
9a-11
Cabbage palm Sabal palmetto
8a-11
Canary Island date palm Phoenix canariensis
9a-11
Chinese fan palm Livistona chinensis
9a-11
Cycad, Dioon Dioon edule
8b-11
Dwarf palmetto Sabal minor
8a-10b
European fan palm Chamaerops humilis
8a-11
King sago Cycas revoluta
8b-11
Needle palm Rhapidophyllum hystrix
8a-10b
Pindo palm Butia capitata
8a-10b
Saw palmetto Serenoa repens
8a-11
Scrub palmetto Sabal etonia
8a-10b
Spanish bayonet Yucca aloifolia
8a-11
Washington palm Washingtonia robusta
8a-11
Wild date palm Phoenix sylvestris
9a-11
Windmill palm Trachycarpus fortunei
8a-10b

 


Palms

Ornamental Palms for Central Florida (UF)