Palms and cycads
Slow-growing fan palms; some have trunks, some do not. Mature plants bear large clusters of tiny flowers among the leaves. Tolerate salt spray. All withstand 20°F/–7°C.Sabal palmetto
From the southeastern U.S. Grows to 20 ft. tall and 10 ft. wide; much taller in its native habitat. Big (5–8 ft.) green leaves form a dense, globular head.
These fairly compact plants produce usable fruit (and are everbearing in mild climates), but their bes...
Evergreen shrub, from central and eastern Mexico. Vigorous, upright, velvety plant to 3–4 ft. ta...
From China. Though this loquat produces edible fruit, it’s most often used as an ornamental. Gro...