Needle Palm Trees
The needle palm is native to the Southeastern United States.
It is our most cold hardy palm since it can tolerate cold down to -5F when it is established.
It is a slow growing palm that can grow in USDA zones 5b-11. Brunswick County, NC is USDA
The needle palm gets its name from the sharp toothpick shaped spines that grow on the main stem of the palm. It does grow in the shape of a bush and in our area has the potential to be 4-6 feet tall.