SPECIES ZONE SCALE 2A: The Canary Zone

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Ranking is from more hardy to less hardy.
If a Phoenix canariensis is hardy in your area, so is everything else on this page.

  • Butia capitata (14.3/-9.9)
  • Nannorops ritchiana (16/-8.9)
  • Sabal uresana (17.7/-8)
  • Chamaedorea microspadix (18.7/-7.4)
  • Phoenix theophrasti (19/-7.4)
  • Phoenix dactylifera (19/-7.2)
  • Butia x Syagrus (19.2/-7.1)
  • Livistona chinensis (19.6/-6.9)
  • Brahea edulis (20.2/-6.6)
  • Chamaedorea radicalis (20.3/-6.5)
  • Trithrinax acanthocoma
  • Trithrinax biflebellata
  • Jubaea x Syagrus
  • Butia x Parajubaea
  • Phoenix canariensis

Since I don't live in a subtropical climate, it would be hard for me to comment intelligently on some of these palms... but I was not aware that Brahea edulis performed that well in such a climate. Brahea armata, for that matter, either. I know some have gotten to to survive, but seems unlikely that they would with in climates where these other ones would.Palmbob 16:55, 22 July 2007 (PDT)