Needle Palm (Rhapidophyllum hystrix)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10a
Plant Height: 4 feet to 6 feet
Plant Spread: 4 feet to 6 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Brown
Yellow
Other: Yellowish-brown
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 6 months to a year.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Division of clumps.
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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