With a great tropical weather all year round, you can grow any kind of palm trees in Hawaii. Hawaii has a tropical climate with hot summers and warm winters. During summer, the temperature ranges from 85-90 °F (29-32 °C) and during winter month from 79-83 °F (26-28 °C). Hawaii receives a lot of rain and wind. What is very interesting is that three highest mountains of Hawaii occasionally get snowfall during the winter.
From June through November the hurricane season starts but true hurricanes rarely effect the state. Tropical storms that originate off the coast of Mexico are more frequent. Hawaii USDA hardiness zones range from 10a to 11.
Hawaii USDA Zones
Growing Palm Trees in Hawaii
Since the weather of Hawaii is always warm, the list of palm trees you can grow there is infinite. Here are some of the palm trees that can successfully grow in Hawaii:
- Bottle Palm Tree – Zones 10a – 11 (30 to 35F)
- Canary Date Palm Tree – Zones 8b – 11 (15 to 20 F)
- Carpentaria Palm Tree – Zones 10a – 11 (30 to 35 F)
- Coconut Palm Tree – Zones 9a – 11 (20 to 25 F)
- Fiji Fan Palm Tree – Zones 10a – 11 (30 to 35 F)
- Florida Thatch Palm Tree – Zones 10a – 11 (30 to 35 F)
- Majesty Palm Tree – Zones 9b – 11 (25 to 30 F)
- Ponytail Palm Tree – Zones 8b – 11 (15 to 20 F)
- Pygmy Date Palm Tree – Zones 8b – 11 (15 to 20 F)
Major Cities in Hawaii
- Honolulu – Hardiness Zone 11a