Indiana Palm Trees

Indiana is too cold to grow palm trees.  Indiana has a humid continental climate, with cool winters and warm summers. The average temperatures in January range from 17°F (–8°C) to 35°F (2°C). Average temperatures in July range from 63°F (17°C) to 88°F (31°C).

Indiana USDA hardiness zones range from 5a to 6b. The warmest temperature ever recorded was 116°f (47°C) and the lowest was –36°F (–38°C). You can expect to see occasional drought, a lot of rainfall and  snowfall that averages to about 22 in (56 cm) a year.

Indiana USDA Zones

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Growing Palm Trees in Indiana

This state is way too cold to grow palm trees. If you absolutely determined to have a palm tree in your yard, you’ll need to create a microclimate as warm as the weather is in 7b zone. Needle Palm is extremely cold hardy and will tolerate cold down to -10F but you still will need to provide it with cold protection. Here are cold hardiest palm trees:

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Major Cities in Indiana

Evansville – Hardiness Zone 6b
Fort Wayne – Hardiness Zone 5b
Gary – Hardiness Zone 5b
Hammond – Hardiness Zone 5b
Indianapolis – Hardiness Zone 5b
Lafayette – Hardiness Zone 5b
South Bend – Hardiness Zone 5b
Terre Haute – Hardiness Zone 5b

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One Response to “Indiana Palm Trees”

  1. I been growing palms for 3 winters now outside with no heat and really with stoleln leaves from the nabiers, burlap and clean 6mil placing and have not deaths yet even from this winter. GUESS WHAT THEY CAN LIVE IN INDIANA!

    Like more prove what the insanepalmninja on YouTube.

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