Tallahassee Palm Trees For Sale
Palmco offers a wide variety of Florida Fancy (FF) palm trees for sale that are well-suited to Tallahassee and Leon County. Contrary to what many believe, it’s not the Florida heat that determines whether a palm will thrive; it’s the cold.
Tallahassee is in USDA Hardiness Zone 8B, but it straddles the boundaries of Zone 9A.
Although the city has a humid subtropical climate with short, mild winters and long warm summers, short periods of frost are also a fact of life.
North Florida is great for growing many varieties of palm trees, but it’s important to know which ones will withstand the coldest weather in your area. Cold weather affects palm trees in several ways.
A freeze can damage the conducting tissue in the trunk and prevent the leaves from getting adequate water. Cold can also slow the growth of the roots and the tree.
Cold-Hardy Palm Trees
Cold-hardy varieties of palm trees can withstand short periods of below freezing temperatures and, sometimes, even snow. A few can actually tolerate the winters in Vancouver and the Alaskan panhandle.
Here are several of Palmco’s cold-hardy palms: