Palms and cycads
Very hardy (to 15°F/–9°C), slow-growing palm to 10 to 20 ft. tall, with a crown of feathery, gray-green, arching leaves spreading 10 to 15 ft. wide. The palm's heavy trunk is patterned with stubs of old leaves; it's most attractive when stubs are all trimmed to the same length. Long spikes of small yellow flowers are followed by showy clusters of yellow to red edible fruits in summer.
The various limes range from moderately to extremely cold sensitive; they are most reliable in areas w...
Largest species. To 70 ft. tall, 30 ft.wide. Finest texture, with dark green branches.
Vine-shrub from Brazil. Vigorous growth to 10 ft. tall and wide. Bears arrowlike, 1 1/2 3-...