Needle Palm is a lively, slow growing shrubby palm that is known for its sharp needle-like leaves. Due to this fact, this palm is commonly referred to as a Porcupine Palm. Deep green leaves provide hardly foliage atop a wide, textured trunk. An evergreen native to America, the Needle Palm provides you with a unique, lush display of greenery to enjoy all year round. As the Needle Palm matures it can reach heights of up to 12 feet tall and 12 feet wide. Full grown, these palms are a rarity and extremely desirable. It is sure to be a great conversation starter in our outdoor living space. This palm is known for its cold hardiness and can withstand temperatures up to -20 degrees. This feature makes the Needle Palm highly sought-after in cold areas as this species can bring a tropical flare into most climates.
Extremely versatile, the Needle Palm thrives in both sun and shade. This species prefers moist, well drained soil and requires minimal fertilizer. As an added benefit, the Needle Palm does not require harmful chemical sprays as it is naturally pest and disease free. Great choices for both indoor and outdoor use, the Needle Palm offers great indoor benefits. Used as a household plant, this palm acts as a natural humidifier and also detoxifies the air. This species is great for eliminating carbon monoxide and restoring freshness to indoor air. An easy to care for, cold hardy species, the Needle Palm is a superb choice planted indoors or used in your landscape. Adding a splash of the tropics to any area this palm will is sure to become a favorite in your collection. It is not easy to find Needle Palm in your local garden shop, but we’ve got a number of first grade specimens available that we’ve reserved from our grower. Order yours today before we’re sold out for the season. Contact us today at Orlando Outdoors!