Needle PalmScientific Name: Rhapidophyllum hystrix (Pursh) H. Wendl. & Drude ex Drude
Min. Temperature: 12°F (-11°C)
Water Requirements: Regular water
Sun Requirements: Full sun to shade
Origin: Southeastern USA
Germination: erratic to germinate
Dark glossy top, glossy green bottom,
Trunk: covered with spines up to 4 inches long,
Flower: Dioecious, male and females on different plants..
Flower stalk coming from among the leaves, much longer than the leaves.
Fruit: 3/4 inch long.
Seed: 1/2 inch long.
Grove on one side.
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